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Connecting Young Children With Nature

by Trumbull Nature and Arts Center on 10/17/17

Children and nature go together—or should. Recent studies document the importance of introducing children to the natural world, beginning in the early years. Their social, emotional, and physical health depends on this exposure to develop. Humans are hardwired to need nature—because we are part of it. In some communities, children lack access to nature and the freedom to explore local flora and fauna. How can children care about nature if they haven’t experienced it firsthand? Adults must do what they can to ensure that children have those opportunities.
Read more: https://www.naeyc.org/tyc/article/connecting-young-children-with-nature

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