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7 Reasons Why Your Keiki Need to Get Outside


Posted:November 19, 2015

Categories:Family, Keiki, Play, outdoors

In a recent article, "7 Science-Backed Reasons To Get Your Kids Outside," Lawrence Rosen M.D. outlines reasons why parents need to encourage their kids to get off the couch and to be active.

Getting Outside helps the following:

1. It encourages exercise

2. It reduces anxiety

3. It improves focus

4. It makes kids smarter

5. It builds a sense of community

6. It helps them develop deeper connections with family

7. It raises their interest in the environment

Read more at http://www.childrenandnature.org/2015/10/14/7-science-backed-reasons-to-get-your-kids-outside/