Playing Outdoors: A Well-Rounded Learning Experience for School-Age Children #infographic

Playing Outdoors: A Well-Rounded Learning Experience for School-Age Children #infographic

For youth, playing outside is not just about blowing off steam. It is truly a critical aspect of the growth and development necessary for each boy.

Why Outdoor Play is necessary

Here are a few of the many advantages of empowering kids to play outdoors:

Kids require vigorous exercise

Improved communication and relational competence

Exposure to sunlight generates required vitamin D for bones

Increases attention span and improves thinking skills

Outdoor Learning Areas & Spaces Development

Here are a few elements that are useful to integrate in a proper setting for outdoor play:

Suggested exercises and equipment for an outdoor learning area

Area of Nature

Give kids some fun and meaningful ways to connect with nature.

Set up a garden or exploration area with objects such as seeds, leaves, barks, fossils, etc to explore and treat.

A Social Area

Outdoor play can be social in itself but this region provides kids with more peaceful space for concentrated thought and social interaction.

Benches, picnic tables, and 

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Infographic by: carolina-recreation.com


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