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75 Things to Do Outside

Encouraging children to get outside and engage with the natural world around them is beneficial to their mental health and wellbeing. We all run out of ideas sometimes, so here’s a list of 75 things to try. They are generally suited to primary-aged children, but many can be enjoyed by young people of all ages (or anyone who is a child at heart). Why not print it out and see how many your child can tick off over the summer months?
A significant body of research shows that engaging and connecting with nature has a positive impact on children’s mental health and wellbeing. It’s been found to reduce stress, is associated with fewer emotional and behavioural problems, provides an opportunity for social development and increase their capacity to focus (watch our webinar with Samantha Friedman to learn more).

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