Do you or does someone you love suffer from Nature Deficit Disorder? We have some painless suggestions and great places to work on the remedy! Read more about Outdoor Play, and visit Outdoor Play https://stopndd.org
Outdoor Play: A Prescription for Better Health
Kids are spending less time outside than ever before. Screens commonly take the blame, and there’s no doubt they’re partly at fault: The average child is in front of screens for nearly one-third of the day. However, screens aren’t the only thing keeping kids indoors. Between their busy schedules, homework, technology, and worried parents, the average child spends less than 10 minutes a day playing outside.
Why Too Little Nature is a Bad Thing
Nature and Your Child’s Health
What’s Keeping Kids Indoors?
Giving Kids a Reason to Get Outdoors
How to Get Outside as a Family
Staying indoors may seem safer, but the truth is that kids have a lot to gain from outdoor play. Time in nature inspires confidence and creativity in children while improving their physical and mental well-being. For healthier, happier kids, the prescription is clear: Get outside!
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