Risky Play, Messy Play and Superheroes

Our bitesize course explores risky, messy and superhero play, the benefits and the role of the early year’s practitioner. It includes the importance of creating opportunities and examines how play is central to all areas of learning and development. 

Individual Course
£15.00 + VAT

The Training

By the end of this course, learners should be able to:

  • explain what risky play is in early years
  • understand the benefits of risky play
  • understand the important role of the practitioner
  • understand what messy play is in early years
  • explain the benefits of messy play
  • identify exciting examples of messy play activities
  • understand superhero play; what it is and how it can contribute to learning and development
  • understand the important role of the practitioner

Final Test

Once you have completed the online training, you will be able to take the final test.

  • There are 5 questions.
  • The pass rate is 80%.
  • You can take the test as many times as you need.

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The entire course and test should take approximately 20 minutes. You can claim 1 CPD hour towards your professional development. 

This course is certificated on completion. The length of time you take is entirely dependent on how quickly you can study and absorb the information. Remember, it’s important to learn the content and not to rush through the course. Please do take notes during these courses. 


This course has been accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to the universally accepted Continuous Professional Development Guidelines. On successful completion, you can download or print your certificates from the learner management system.