About

Recent studies have shown that exposure to nature benefits children by:

  • improving their ability to work co- operatively.
  • Increasing self-esteem and self-confidence.
  • improves attention.
  • There is a reduction in stress rates.
  • increases self-awareness and awareness of others.
  • There is a reduction of aggression.
  • increase in overall happiness.

photo

What do children like about learning outdoors:

  • Making a mess
  • Working in teams
  • Being more noisy
  • Being more physical – doing tasks
  • Exploring and finding things  (natural  resources)
  • learning in the fresh air (multi-sensory)
  • it’s relaxing
  • it’s fun

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s