Kath Healy from NaturePlay WA joined Kirste and Dan to share a great article that explains the many psychological, cognitive and physical benefits outdoor education has for our children. “They’ve taken all this research and condensed it into one article.”
Outdoor education can improve how children retain the information they learn and increase their ability to transfer their learning to everyday situations. It also has many health benefits as it reduce sedentary behaviours reduce blood pressure and risks associated with myopia. Learning in nature can also reduce anxiety and increase a child’s self esteem and improve their overall well being. Children can also develop better social skills and relationships.