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Author Lindon, Jennie.

Title Too safe for their own good : helping children learn about risk and lifeskills / Jennie Lindon
Edition Second edition
Published London : National Childrens Bureau, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (iv, 82 pages)
Contents Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1 A Responsible Approach Towards Risk; Actual threats to children's safety; Very anxious adults; A change in the atmosphere?; Risks and benefits; 2 Learning about Safety up to Middle Childhood; Under ones; Toddlers and young twos; Three to five years of age; Five to eight years of age; Children with disabilities or chronic illness; 3 Dealing with Incidents and Accidents; Concern over what might happen; When something nearly happens; When something happens; Alternatives to bans; The problem-solving approach; Emotional support following serious incidents
Summary The second edition of this practical guide shows how parents and practitioners can offer children adventure and challenge without risking their safety
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 78-79) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Accidents -- Prevention.
Child welfare.
Life skills.
Risk perception.
Risk-taking (Psychology) in children.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1907969217 (electronic bk.)
9781907969218 (electronic bk.)