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Health benefits from connecting children with nature

Spending time in nature improves mood, reduces stress and promotes better physical health.

Despite the countless benefits, it has become increasingly difficult to separate ourselves from our busy schedules,  and creature comforts to spend time outside.

Helping children connect with nature is critically important, experts say. In addition to the health benefits, spending time together outside can promote stronger parent-child attachments, teach children that resources are not limitless and inspire them to protect our environment.

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