Playing It Safe
COK: 1.5 hours of Professionalism and 1.5 hours of Safety
For children to be safe outdoors, playground safety must be given routine attention before children arrive on the playground! Explore the topics that assure a safe playground and begin the creation of a playground supervision plan.
During this workshop participants will:
- Learn a visual scanning process and the benefits for changing the supervisors physical location randomly during the play episode.
- Adopt strategies for interactions with adults and children while attending to the safety of all children on the playground.
- Explore and discuss with others effective tactics for managing unsafe behaviors on the playground.
- Create an plan to inform the actions of adult supervisors on the playground.
Some of these workshops may be available in shorter formats.