TG Escapes Blog

Benefits of outdoor play

by | Feb 20, 2012 | Blog, Education

There are many benefits to outdoor play. According to research (Fjortoft 2004; Burdette and Whitaker 2005), children who play outdoors regularly:

  • Become fitter and leaner
  • Develop stronger immune systems
  • Have more active imaginations
  • Have lower stress levels
  • Play more creatively
  • Have greater respect for themselves and others

Thanks to the folks at The Body Smart Blog.

You can find out more here on The Body Smart blog.

We know from the schools we work with how important it is to get children outdoors. Outdoor classrooms help them to re-connect with nature and encourage them to play more outdoors.

About the author

anonymous
Someone in the TG Escapes family who has something to share but is still a little shy.......

More posts from our blog

TG Escapes Proud to Sponsor The National Enterprise Challenge

The Ryman National Enterprise Challenge, in partnership with UCFB, is part of The Inspirational Learning Group, whose aim is to provide innovative and enterprising off-timetable events for schools, colleges and universities; engaging, inspiring and motivating students...

read more

2019 Conferences and Events

The TG Escapes team will be attending and exhibiting at a number of conferences this coming year. If you happen to be attending please be sure to come along and say hi. Matt always has some chocolate delights waiting. If you would like to make an appointment with one...

read more