A Digital Native's Guide To Playing Outside
So you’ve been told to go outside, and you’re not sure what to do.
Of course, you’re not happy about it.There’s no electricity outside, no Wi-Fi, and the sun on your iPad screen is just plain awful.
You remember going outside before, but can’t recall much beyond moving from the house to the car to the store back to the car and in the house again—a familiar pattern.
Either way, you are quite sure that being outside sucks. After all, your parents get to stay inside—why should you have to go outside? There’s nothing to do, and you’ll be bored. Note that your failures at playing outside are our failures as parents and teachers, so we’re going to address this together.
Have a seat.