Balanced and Barefoot: How Unrestricted Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident, and Capable Children #EE-25180URL: https://www.acornnaturalists.com/balanced-and-barefoot-how-unrestricted-outdoor-play-makes-for-strong-confident-and-capable-children.html
Author: Angela J. Hanscom
Balanced and Barefoot: How Unrestricted Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident, and Capable Children
Outdoor play and unstructured freedom of movement are vital for children’s cognitive development and growth. A lack of movement has been shown to lead to a number of health and cognitive difficulties, such as attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), emotion regulation and sensory processing issues, and aggressiveness at school recess break. Today it is rare to fnd children rolling down hills, climbing trees, or spinning in circles just for fun. With this book, you’ll discover little things you can do anytime, anywhere to help your kids achieve the movement they need to be happy and healthy in mind, body, and spirit.