Risky Play: Play With Great Heights!

The children spent the morning climbing trees at Red River Park. It was amazing to see their growing skill and confidence! Even some of my smallest students were able to climb over, under and onto some of the lower branches.

5.1 Increasing Levels of Activity, Endurance, and Variation in Types of Activity and Skills 
running, climbing, jumping, hopping, balancing, etc.

ELECT 2007, page 58 

Climbing trees is an amazing way to connect with nature and helps children to develop spatial reasoning skills, to feel confident about their choices and fosters resilience.

It was so hard to leave when lunch time came!