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Go Outside and Play!

Posted by: Rhonda April 8, 2014

When I was a youngster,” writes Rolland G. Smith in The Wisdom of Nature, “my mother would say, ‘Go outside and play.’ And I would, with all the other kids in the neighborhood. We learned a lot about nature and ourselves playing outside. For one thing, we quickly learned to recognize poison ivy…”

As increasing numbers of children are more connected to electronics than their natural environment, time and space for them to simply “go outside and play” is increasingly endangered. This collection of articles will inspire both your staff and parents to reconsider the countless benefits of allowing children unstructured time outdoors.

“We have seen first-hand the powerful transformation of bodies, minds, and spirits when daily connections with nature’s wisdom are possible. It’s time for our children to again grow up a little dirtier but a lot happier.”  

Request your free copy of The Wisdom of Nature here.