27 Jul '11, 10am

Get involved in our new campaign and help our kids to be outdoors and active: #freerangekids

Beth yw’r atgofion sydd gennych o’ch plentyndod sy’n dod â gwên i’ch wyneb? Reidio eich beic, archwilio mannau newydd ac anghyfarwydd a bod allan gyda’ch ffrindiau? Dyma’r tri prif beth yr oedd oedolion heddiw’n mwynhau eu gwneud pan oeddent yn blant, gyda 70% yn cael y rhan fwyaf o’u hanturiaethau yn yr awyr agored. Cymharwch hyn â phlant heddiw. Ar frig eu rhestr hwythau hefyd mae chwarae ar eu beiciau ac archwilio mannau newydd ac anghyfarwydd. Fodd bynnag, dim ond 29% o blant heddiw sy’n cael anturiaethau yn yr awyr agored, gyda llawer o hyn yn digwydd dan oruchwyliaeth agos oedolion. Mae gweithgareddau megis dringo coed, chwarae concyrs a hyd yn oed chwarae cuddio, i gyd yn cael eu hystyried yn rhy beryglus gan rai rhieni. Mae hyn hefyd yn wir am deithio o gwmpas yn annibynnol. Yn y 1970au roedd 80% o blant 7 ac 8 oed yn cerdded neu’n beicio i’r ysgol ar eu pen eu hun...

Full article: http://www.sustrans.org.uk/freerangekids

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