It appears as though I’m not the only one concerned about kids not getting outside to play these days. Here are a bunch of articles that, in some ways, are pretty depressing yet in others downright exciting!
The Times Herald – Whatever happened to go out and play?
Huffington Post – What the city could be doing to a child’s psyche
Environment News Service – ADHD Symptoms Milder After Green Space Playtime
Yorkshire Post – Call to take classes to countryside
China Daily – Children take a walk on nature’s wild side
New York Times – On Outdoor Experience and Environmental Values
Care 2 Make a Difference – 5 Reasons Children Need Time To Play At School
Public News Service – Children Getting Less Sleep Due to Electronic Media