OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES at early play:
Has your doctor written you a prescription for outdoor play? Well they should according to a report 'Whole Child: Developing Mind, Body and Spirit through Outdoor Play' which shows the physical and mental health benefits of regular outdoor play.
"Sixty minutes of daily unstructured free play is essential to children’s physical and mental health."
American Academy of Pediatrics
Time to get inspired, grab your coats and head outdoors for play and learning:
Create a fragrant garden
Gardening with children
Looking for insects
Make a bird feeder
Create a lizard garden
Playgrounds part 2: Imagination Playground Park New York
Earth Day everyday
Wonder of water
Download the full report - Whole Child: Developing Mind, Body and Spirit Through Outdoor Play (pdf)
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