Studies have proven that playing and creating in a natural environment provides many benefits including:

 

  • Increases creativity

  • Increases imaginative play

  • Increases attention

  • Cultivates gratitude and mindfulness

  • Nurtures love, honor and respect

  • Increases confidence

  • Increases problem solving skills and teamwork

  • Results in social inclusion

  • Develops a deep connection with nature and all living things

  • Provides positive social interactions for all children

  • Improves agility, coordination and balance

  • Develops risk assessment abilities and critical thinking skills

  • Develops strength and endurance

  • Reduces childhood obesity

  • Heightens overall use of senses

 

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