In these times of the current pandemic, the world has rushed to embrace online platforms to engage their audiences and deliver content. As a result,…
It’s a common complaint of parents and teachers these days – how do I get kids to play outdoors – that kids are so entranced by screen time and the use of electronic gadgets, that they are less inclined to get outdoors and play.
And this is understandably a legitimate concern because as noted many times within the pages of this blog, I fervently believe kids need more play in their lives, especially in the outdoors.
My approach is not so much to eliminate this gadgetry, rather I believe it is more powerful to embrace it in the pursuit of play and the great outdoors.
Here’s a simple list of things you can do to embrace technology in the outdoors:
It’s not rocket science, but rather than simply resisting technology, see if you can find opportunities to embrace it as part of your play, to help you get kids to play outdoors.
You never know, it could be just the trick to get your kids to love the outdoors.
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