Safe Kids at Play

Safe kids at play is a priority for parents, caregivers, educators, coaches and anyone else in a child’s life. Children actively participate in sports and recreational activities but are often injured due to the nature of play. In Canada, paediatric hospitals record over 18,000 sports related injuries in children each year. Play is important for healthy active living and can contribute to child development. Following simple rules to prevent injury and recognizing symptoms of injury can reduce harm and make play safe. This collection covers key ways to keep safe kids at play.

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