10 Benefits of Taking your Kids Bush Walking by Wildlife Fun 4 Kids
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Bush walking (and or hiking) is for all ages, from little babies that can be carried, toddlers who can walk and children and teens that can run! Stephen Kellert (author and Yale professor) said ‘going outdoors (in nature) is the most information rich and stimulating environment children will encounter.’ Just this week, in a radio interview on NPR, he said that ‘children now spend 52 hours a week on electronic devices and only 40 minutes a week outside’. So why should you take your children bush walking often?
ABOUT PENNY: Penny is the creator of Wildlife Fun 4 Kids, a site developed to help parents get their children closer to wildlife and nature.
She is a mum to three girls and works part time as a wildlife education officer. Penny holds a Bachelor of Applied Science – Wildlife Biology and a Graduate Diploma of Education (Early years). In what little spare time she has left, Penny loves to read, go camping and be out in nature.
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