Feb 27, 2023
A Kansas State University child development specialist says children benefit both physically and mentally from spending time outdoors with parents and other children. According to Bradford Wiles, children learn through play and being outdoors, in nature, offers children an opportunity to play and learn in a variety of fun and creative ways.
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