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Small Biz Mama

Jun 9, 2020

I know that with everything going on, for some of you, it's really hard to get your kids to play outside. You may live in a city, you may live in an area where there’s still social distancing and quarantining going on. But if you look at the research, having kids play outside is critically important to their development. When people asked me how much time kids should spend playing outside, my first thought is probably more than they are.

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The consensus seems to be about three hours per day, although some experts say even more than that.
Harvard Medical School: 6 reasons children need to play outside
Executive function
Taking risks
Appreciation of nature
Parents Magazine article: Kids who spend more time outside are happier adults