Children spend too little time in nature

Today, children spend much less time outdoors than previous generations.
Scientists of the Research Institute of Pediatrics in Seattle and the University of Washington conducted a study frequency outdoor games 8950 children. The analysis showed that children are often on the street mostly boys, who have permanent fellow peers and their parents are also quite often make trips.

It is interesting that there was no relation to the family income or a safe place of their residence.

The results can help inform parents of the importance of the role played by walks and games in nature in health and physical development of young children. Especially should pay attention to is the girls' parents.


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