Connect Your Kids To Nature – Even In The Middle Of Winter!

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We take it for granted that connecting to nature is a good thing – but did you know there’s a wealth of research evidence to prove it? Over the last 30 years researchers have set up numerous experiments designed to find out whether being close to the natural world has real and measurable benefits, and the answer has been an overwhelming ‘yes’ One of the very first trials found that a group of postoperative hospital patients with a view of… Continue Reading “Connect Your Kids To Nature – Even In The Middle Of Winter!”

Persil Research shows three quarters of children in the UK spend less time outside than prisoners!

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As a person that loves to get outside with the kids I am aware that research shows that kids spend more time indoors than we did as children but nothing prepared me for the research from Persil that three quarters of UK children spend less time outdoors than prison inmates and one in five UK children don’t play outside at all on an average day What’s more, it seems children are in danger of not engaging in outdoor adventure play, as… Continue Reading “Persil Research shows three quarters of children in the UK spend less time outside than prisoners!”