RSI Corporate - Licensing

Bundle up and get outdoors: The health benefits of outdoor winter play for kids

Fox News Health – Caileigh Flannigan

“As winter and cold weather approaches, children’s play is often limited to the indoors. Adult fears about safety and negative attitudes toward exposure to cold weather are the barriers that prevent children from accessing play in winter months. It is common to hear adults say that “my child will not like being in the cold weather,” or “the cold is too dangerous to play in,” or “there’s nothing to play with.” It is up to adults to focus on the importance of children’s play, regardless of the season. After all, play should not be restricted to warm weather. Let’s welcome this upcoming winter season with a playful attitude.”(more)

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *