Children in Nature - Natural Play Spaces

Benefits of Nature Play Space

  • Provide for creative play

  • Counteract Nature Deficit Disorder (Richard Louv)

  • Encourage a strong environmental stewardship ethic

  • Foster a love and appreciation for nature

  • Promote healthy lifestyles

  • Enhance academic achievement

  • Foster a sense of place

  • Encourage community and social development

  • Provide restoration opportunities

  • Reduce stress and may possibly reduce some symptoms of ADD/ADHD