Researchers at the University of Colorado in Denver surveyed 954 households with children aged from one to 14 to find out at what age parents thought children could safely engage in unsupervised, potentially risky activities.Read more: Parents disagree on when kids are safe alone. I allowed -- nay, encouraged -- my son to bike to school alone when he was in 4th grade. I walked to school alone as a first grader.
Parents reported a wide range of acceptable ages for unsupervised activity -- from six to 21 years to cycle alone.
Friday, July 13, 2007
Age 21 to cycle alone???
I feel sorry for whomever's parents reported 21 years as the minimum age to bicycle alone!