We bet when you were a kid, you learned how to skip rocks and wade in a creek.
But sometimes our own kids get so caught up in technology and vegging out in front of the TV that they don’t spend as much time in nature as we did. Today in our Mamas on Magic 107.9 segment, we said that “spending time in nature” is on our short list of Things Kid Should Do Before They Grow Up.
Not only does climbing trees and hunting for seashells make kids understand that they can be happy with the simple things in life, spending time in nature can also help them be more upbeat and definitely healther.
If you missed this morning’s segment, click on the blue bar below to hear more:
Five Things Kids Should Do Before They Grow Up Dec. 5, 2012
For more info about kids and nature, click on these links:
The Nature Conservancy, inspiring stories
Why Kids Need Nature, Scholastic.com