The Exploration Place Museum & Science Centre Takes Early Learning Outside

Friday, September 17, 2021 4:11 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

By now, we are mostly all in agreement that “kids these days” don’t spend enough time outside. We know that many kids, even those who are very young, are spending too much time indoors in front of screens. There are so many benefits to children from spending time outdoors. Conversely, there is much data to suggest negative effects of excessive screen time. Approximately 87 per cent of preschool-aged children do not meet their recommended guidelines for sufficient sleep, physical activity, and screen time.

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