Open fields and trees vs. purpose-made playgrounds for playtime – Acorn Child Care Centre in Bundaberg, QLD

Open fields and trees vs. purpose-made playgrounds for playtime

Some studies suggest that, when it comes to kids’ playtime, it’s best to let them interact with natural elements like rocks and trees. This is because these objects help children unlock their imagination and originality better compared to seesaws or monkey bars. This finding affirms that free play in nature beats purpose-made environments in helping little ones develop their cognitive functions, which translate to better performance in school.

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