It is an unfortunate fact that children today mostly learn about the world around them through the classroom, television or the internet. But how much of what they learn can be applied in daily life? What are the benefits to be derived from learning outdoors?
Do kids learn better outdoors? This article speaks of the benefits of outdoor learning when children experience real world situations outside their homes, under adult supervision. Especially children who do not thrive in a traditional classroom. The merits of outdoor learning are highlighted and include improvement in problem-solving skills, increase in self-esteem, mastery over science concepts, and motivation to learn. An interesting read for parents who are interested in their child’s overall development: