Spending time in nature can help us to feel more at peace, which is especially important now. If you are still caring for little ones or if you have children at home and are looking for something fun to do, outdoor activities are a great way to enjoy the weather, get some fresh air, and add some much needed variety into your daily routine. In this article, we share some fun ideas for activities and helpful resources to help you feel inspired to get outside.
A growing body of research about the importance of young children spending time outside is encouraging early learning professionals to carefully consider outdoor curriculum. Time spent outside should offer rich learning experiences that complement academics studied indoors. To help create these experiences, experts have written books that explore the benefits of outdoor learning and help guide educators in moving their curriculum outdoors.