• Affordances for 1- to 3-year-olds’ risky play in Early Childhood Education and Care 

      Kleppe, Rasmus (Journal of Early Childhood Research;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      This article focuses on how Early Childhood Education and Care institutions provide for 1- to 3-yearolds’ risky play—a previously little researched topic—utilizing data from an exploratory, small-scale study investigating ...
    • Characteristics of staff–child interaction in 1–3-year-olds’ risky play in early childhood education and care 

      Kleppe, Rasmus (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Despite increased interest in children’s risk-taking in play, little is known of this aspect considering children under three years. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate the concept of scaffolding to potentially ...
    • 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 (Journal for Research in Arts and Sports Education;Vol. 4 | No. 2 | 2020: Fysisk aktivitet, kropp og bevegelse i barnehagen, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-12-28)
      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 

      Sandseter, Ellen Beate Hansen; Kleppe, Rasmus; Sando, Ole Johan (Early Childhood Education Journal;volume 49, issue 2, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-06-25)
      Research on children’s risky play and young children’s risk taking is a relatively new research area that has drawn the atten- tion 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 (Child Indicators Research;, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-02-17)
      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 ...