Letting children take risks while playing is important for their physical and mental development

By Michelle Smith
January 4 2021 - 8:30am
PLAYTIME: The new playground at Lucas where children can run, climb and test themselves while having fun with family and friends. Picture: Kate Healy

Parents have been urged to make sure their children get outdoors for plenty of active playtime and to let them take risks to help support their physical and cognitive development.