• 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 ...
    • Identifying and characterizing risky play in the age one-to-three years 

      Kleppe, Rasmus; Melhuish, Edward; Sandseter, Ellen Beate Hansen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      While research has investigated risk-taking in play for children from the age of four years upwards, less is known of risky play with children under four years. A small-scale observational study with children from five ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...