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Erin Kenny's Blog – January 2012 Archive (1)

The Therapeutic Value of Extended Nature Immersion

I am often asked why it is important for the children to be outdoors for extended periods of time and in all weather. Although I am a proponent of connecting young children with nature for any length of time, I believe that it is important to commit to extended periods of time in nature on a regular and continuing basis. Really, I am recreating my own play memories from my childhood.

The natural world moves at a much slower pace than the human-made world of linear time. Our culture is…

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Added by Erin Kenny on January 11, 2012 at 10:27am — 1 Comment

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