'I was very nervous': How daycare centres are exposing children to risky play
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Teachers and parents are finding a way to be hands off when their children look like they're in a bind, instead giving them space to challenge themselves and succeed and fail.

"Woodlands Early Education Centre, in Logan south of Brisbane, as well as nine others in the chain have recently overhauled their yards to increase children’s exposure to risk.

While the new grounds may look dangerous — a towering fort (with open edges), 1.6-metre-high balance beams, and climbing walls (without a fall mattress) — the data shows the opposite.

There has actually been a 43 per cent reduction in reported injuries at the centre."

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