Why Play Outside?
Most of us think that taking our kids to the park to play is a way to keep them busy or occupy their time. What if it was much more important than that? What if "playtime" was actually physically educating or training the brain to be a more creative, balance adult? If you'd like to learn more, take a look at any or all of the articles below. It may surprise you as to what some of the experts have to say on the subject. It may just make you want to bolt out the door and go to park.
Benefits of Playing Outside
This article was written by Danae Lund PhD, LP who specializes in child and adolescent behavioral health, including psychological and developmental testing. She looks at the five top benefits of children playing outside. A very interesting article that is brief, but packed with good information.