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Outdoor physical activities makes children's immune systems stronger. Playing outside also enhances kids' mental health and helps them form connections with their peers.

Where do children play?

Where do children play? This is an important question to ask and pursue before designing any playscape for public or home use.

"I IMAGINE A WORLD in which all children grow up with a deep understanding of the life around them. Where obesity is reduced through nature play. Where anti-depressants & pharmaceuticals are prescribed less & nature prescribed more. Where every school has a natural play space. Where children experience the joy of being in nature before they learn of its loss, where they can lie in the grass on a hillside for hours & watch clouds become faces of the future.." Richard Louv via Children…

Richard louv last child in the woods essay Official website for Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods and The Nature Principle, and co-founder of the Children & Nature Network