Saturday, 16 September 2017

Green schoolyards offer physical and mental health benefits for children | EurekAlert! Science News

Green schoolyards offer physical and mental health benefits for children | EurekAlert! Science News

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Green schoolyards offer an opportunity for children to experience a healthy outdoor environment as part of their daily lives. After school hours, they provide value to the entire community through improved health, higher rates of community and family engagement, and increased opportunities for active outdoor play and relaxation.


"Too many children have no access to quality school grounds. In many neighborhoods, the standard play space is a barren asphalt playground or a concrete slab surrounded by chain link fence--a completely unsuitable environment for children's play." says Richard Louv
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