I think kids are becoming too safe to learn some pretty basic self taught lessons.
I agree. The old ‘double dare you’ was a way to test our physical capabilities, reactions, strength and courage. We also learned to be creative, solve problems and find our way out of trouble.
I slid down a steep cliff one day - chasing after my stupid dog. It was high tide at the bottom and I quickly realized I needed to scramble back up at an angle (not straight up) it limited the sand & rocks collapsing above me and was an easier climb..
Survival!!!! Essential for girls and boys.