NEWS YOU CAN USE OUT­DOOR CLASS­ROOM DAY

Country Living (UK) - - A Month In The Country -

WHETHER IT’S SUM­MERS BY THE SEA­SIDE OR WOOD­LAND WALKS IN WIN­TER, MANY OF OUR CHILD­HOOD MEM­O­RIES ARE BASED OUT­DOORS. SADLY, FOR SOME CHIL­DREN TO­DAY, THIS MIGHT NOT BE THE CASE, WITH GOVERN­MENT FIG­URES SUG­GEST­ING MORE THAN ONE IN NINE HAVEN’T SPENT TIME IN A NAT­U­RAL EN­VI­RON­MENT FOR AT LEAST A YEAR*. THAT’S WHY INI­TIA­TIVES LIKE OUT­DOOR CLASS­ROOM DAY, ON 17 MAY, ARE IM­POR­TANT. AS PART OF THE EVENT, THOU­SANDS OF STU­DENTS AND TEACH­ERS WILL TAKE LEARN­ING INTO THE OPEN, WHICH STUD­IES SUG­GEST IM­PROVES HEALTH AND BE­HAV­IOUR AND EN­COUR­AGES A CLOSER CON­NEC­TION WITH NA­TURE. VISIT out­door­class­room­day.org.uk.

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