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Children’s Health and Nature

The National Environmental Education Foundation recently released a fact sheet of research about children’s health and nature. As outdoor activity in the natural environment has taken a back seat to television, video games, the computer, and a demanding schoolwork and extracurricular schedule, today’s youth are missing key opportunities for physical activity, stress reduction, attention restoration, and healthy development.  The article details how unstructured outdoor play can help children be healthier in all aspects of their lives. Click here to read the full article.