A term unfamiliar to many, nature-deficit disorder simply means the effect that spending too much time indoors has on the human body. It’s particularly dangerous for children because being inside all the time means less physical activity. This can lead to everything from higher numbers on the scale to health problems, including diabetes and heart disease, in adulthood. If you are looking for ways to get your kids off the couch, this resource guide (brought to you by Readorium) can help steer you and your family in the right direction.
Identifying Their World
Kids are naturally curious. As such, it’s important to capitalize on this by helping them understand all of the beautiful things in the world around them.
There are many things you can do right in your own backyard, whether the sun is high in the sky or rain is on the way.
Why It’s All Important
It’s not enough to know how to get outside, you have to understand why it’s so important.
As we become more and more reliant on technology in our personal and professional lives, we also have to become more aware of how technology affects us negatively. But you don’t have to let your kids become completely acclimated to an indoor, sedentary lifestyle. The ideas above are fun outdoor activities you can enjoy with the entire family.