The highly addictive nature mobile applications and games are coming between us and our need to get some exposure to nature. In this article from professional educator Tonia Grey, we learn how to get our kids off the screens and into nature. She shares with us the many different benefits of exposing our children to nature.
“Contact with nature can enhance creativity, bolster mood, lower stress, improve mental acuity, well-being and productivity, cultivate social connectedness, and promote physical activity,” she says. All of these go down the drain when our kids are fixated on the screen.
She also gives us some strategies on how to get our kids to play outside more.
We at Blooms Magazine are definitely fans of this article and the message it conveys. If your kid is also stuck on computer screens, try to read this article for some inspiration.