Children Who Play Outdoors Have Better Friendships & Psychosocial Health

This article and Ted Talk discuss how playing outdoors more helps children develop their interaction and communication skills, especially when they are around with real people, adults, neighbors, and their fellow kids. In Additon, engaging in physical activities in nature helps children develop resilience when it comes to handling the cold and wet weather instead of being pampered indoors.

Watch the Ted Talk here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mijC4fy-wsM&feature=youtu.be

Read more: http://www.parentherald.com/articles/68758/20160923/children-who-play-outdoors-better-friendships-psychosocial-health.htm


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Child Health 2.0

Principal Investigator Dr. Colleen Davison

Department of Public Health Sciences

Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario, CA

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