links the lack of nature in the lives of today's wired generation—he calls it nature-deficit—to some of the most disturbing childhood trends, such as the rises in obesity, attention disorders, and depression.
Therefore, we try to spend time outdoors as much as possible. Rain or shine, it is very important for children to get out, breathe fresh air and explore the world around them.
I love observing them touching,feeling and playing with sticks, leaves, flowers ...
...and how they are absorbed with it all
...and their games,finding spaces to play hide and seek .
Sometimes we take our toys or craft materials and a little table outside and play there. I would love to hear from you, how do you encourage your kids to connect with nature?
We are celebrating the Earth Day with some fellow bloggers. We’d love for you all to link up something that you will do to celebrate this Earth Day, which is on April 22. Please link only ONE post showcasing your Earth Day art, craft, community service project – anything that celebrates our Mother Earth!
Come and join up with these wonderful bloggers for the Earth Day Blog Hop – visit each to see how we are celebrating and learning about Earth Day:Hosts: Mommy Labs, Greening Sam and Avery Teach Preschool | Ready.Set.Read | Living at the Whitehead’s Zoo | The Outlaw Mom Blog | Rainy Day Mum | The Golden Gleam | Inspiration Laboratories | Nurture Store | Experimenting Mom | Kids Stuff World | Artsy Craftsy Mom | Creativity My Passion | Imagination Soup | Caution! Twins at play |Rockabye Butterfly | Explore Education | Getting Messy with Miss Jessy | Daria Music | Mama Smiles |Let’s Lasso the Moon | Reading Confetti | The Educators’ Spin On It | Kitchen Counter Chronicles | De tout et de rien | Our Feminist Playschool | The Wise Owl Factory Book a Day | Mommy and Me Book Club | Dirt and Boogers | Carrots Are Orange | Putti Prapancha | Toddler Approved | Imprints from Tricia | Smiling like Sunshine |