1. Kids aren’t moving around enough. Duh. But this is getting serious. A new study suggests preschoolers only get 48 minutes a day of outdoor movement a day. Read this.
3. One year after completing an Outward Bound course teens reported the following: 79 percent were more successful at school or work; 88 percent were more of a leader; and 93 percent believed more in their ability to succeed. More here.
4. The positive impact of outdoor play increases with less structured activities. Children move more when they are not in programmed sporting activities, and they may even, some research shows, experience fewer injuries when playing on their own. More here.