• Associations between Children’s Risky Play and ECEC Outdoor Play Spaces and Materials 

      Hansen Sandseter, Ellen Beate; Sando, Ole Johan; Kleppe, Rasmus (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Children spend a large amount of time each day in early childhood education and care (ECEC) institutions, and the ECEC play environments are important for children’s play opportunities. This includes children’s opportunities ...
    • Children’s Perception and Utilization of ECEC Physical Environments 

      Sando, Ole Johan; Hansen Sandseter, Ellen Beate (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      Early childhood education and care (ECEC) institutions play an important role in many young children’s lives. Child-oriented research about the role of the physical ECEC environment in children’s play is scarce. The present ...
    • Harassment in ECEC institutions: 4- to 6-year-old children’s experiences 

      Seland, Monica; Moe, Børge; Hansen Sandseter, Ellen Beate (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      There are limited studies involving preschool children and phenomena such as harassment, bullying, exclusion and rejection. This study explores the relations between 4- to 6-year-old children’s experiences of being frequently ...
    • Innendørs risikofylt lek – et bidrag til spenning og variasjon i barnehagens lekemiljøer 

      Kleppe, Rasmus; Sando, Ole Johan; Hansen Sandseter, Ellen Beate (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Risikofylt lek er en form for lek som kan bidra til både barns trivsel og utvikling, men som det er lite forsket på. I denne studien har vi undersøkt ulike aspekter ved risikofylt lek i barnehagers innemiljø. Studien baserer ...
    • Play, Learn, and Teach Outdoors—Network (PLaTO‑Net): terminology, taxonomy, and ontology 

      Lee, Eun-Young; de Lannoy, Louise; Li, Lucy; de Barros, Maria I. A.; Bentsen, Peter; Brussoni, Mariana; Fiskum, Tove Anita; Guerrero, Michelle; Hallås, Bjørg Oddrun; Ho, Susanna; Jordan, Catherine; Leather, Mark; Mannion, Greg; Moore, Sarah A.; Hansen Sandseter, Ellen Beate; Spencer, Nancy L. I.; Waite, Susan; Wang, Po-Yu; Tremblay, Mark S.; Winje, Øystein (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-06-15)
      Background: A recent dialogue in the feld of play, learn, and teach outdoors (referred to as “PLaTO” hereafter) demonstrated the need for developing harmonized and consensus-based terminology, taxonomy, and ontology for ...
    • The Prevalence of Risky Play in Young Children’s Indoor and Outdoor Free Play 

      Hansen Sandseter, Ellen Beate; Kleppe, Rasmus; Sando, Ole Johan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Research on children’s risky play and young children’s risk taking is a relatively new research area that has drawn the attention of many researchers in the last decades. Nevertheless, to our knowledge, no earlier studies ...
    • The relationship between indoor environments and children’s play – confined spaces and materials 

      Hansen Sandseter, Ellen Beate; Storli, Rune; Sando, Ole Johan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      The provision of environments that support and afford play is fundamental for young children’s experiences, learning and development. Play environments of Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) institutions are therefore ...
    • Risky Play and Children’s Well-Being, Involvement and Physical Activity 

      Sando, Ole Johan; Kleppe, Rasmus; Hansen Sandseter, Ellen Beate (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Children’s activities and experiences in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) institutions are essential for children’s present and future lives. Playing is a vital activity in childhood, and playing is found to be ...