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Redesigning Recess: Why Kids Need Natural Playgrounds

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Play Outside! Twelve Ways to Health, Happiness, Creativity, and to Environmental Sustainability

Play Outside! Twelve Ways to Health, Happiness, Creativity, and to Environmental Sustainability | Outdoor Learning | Scoop.it
For both adults and kids, time spent outdoors increases all measures of well-being: psychological and physical health, cognitive abilities, and creativity. It is also good for the planet. Here's a brief review of the research and some suggestions for how to make it happen for your child and yourself.
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‘Our connections with nature could be the best medicine for people of all ages—improving our health, happiness, and well-being. Those same connections could also heal the planet.’ - See more at: http://www.creativitypost.com/education/play_outside_twelve_ways_to_health_happiness_creativity_and_to_environ1#sthash.9atRHsjm.dpuf

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The Periodic Table Of How Kids Play

The Periodic Table Of How Kids Play | Outdoor Learning | Scoop.it
A former Frog designer visualizes the literature on the importance of play for fostering creativity in children.
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50 Simple Outdoor Activities For Kids

50 Simple Outdoor Activities For Kids | Outdoor Learning | Scoop.it
50 easy and cheap outdoor activities for kids.
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Edible Schoolyard

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The Edible Schoolyard is a garden and kitchen classroom at a public middle school, educating students about the connections between food, health, and the environment through hands-on activities which are fully integrated into the curriculum.

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Dr. Laura Markham > How Nature Makes Kids Calmer, Healthier, Smarter

Dr. Laura Markham > How Nature Makes Kids Calmer, Healthier, Smarter | Outdoor Learning | Scoop.it
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Earth {Day} Activities for Kids

Earth {Day} Activities for Kids | Outdoor Learning | Scoop.it
A board filled with family and kid friendly activities to celebrate our earth. The board also includes activities using recycled materials.
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Fun Outdoor Activities for Kids Ages 6-10 (Games, Gardening, Physical & Nature) - FamilyEducation.com

Fun Outdoor Activities for Kids Ages 6-10 (Games, Gardening, Physical & Nature) - FamilyEducation.com | Outdoor Learning | Scoop.it
These outdoor activities for children provide great ways to have fun as a family.
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Earlychildhood NEWS - Article Reading Center

Earlychildhood NEWS - Article Reading Center | Outdoor Learning | Scoop.it
Earlychildhood NEWS is the online resource for teachers and parents of young children, infants to age 8. You will find articles about developmentally appropriate practice, child health, safety and behavior as well as links to teacher resources and networking opportunities.
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