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Encourage Children to Play (and Learn) Outside: The introduction of the No Child Left Inside Act of 2011 this we...

Encourage Children to Play (and Learn) Outside: The introduction of the No Child Left Inside Act of 2011 this we...

Photo: Hudson River Sloop Clearwater related articles By Dan Shapley Playing and learning outside can strengthen kids' minds and bodies, encourages creativity and scientific exploration, and may pay dividends for attention spans and educational achievement, not to mention longterm environmental quality: If kids don't learn to love nature when they're young, they're unlikely to support environmental protection as adults. Yet today children spend half as much time outdoors as they did 20 years ago, according to one study, as televisions, video games and other electronics have come to dominate their free time. And across the country, tight budgets have lead to sharply curtailed opportunities for environmental education, particularly hands-on experiential education outdoors. You can fill in some of the gaps with help from groups like the National Wildlife Federation's Green Ho...

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