Studies have been popping up all over about the benefits of interacting with nature. In 2008, research at the University of Michigan showed that after an hour spent in nature, people’s memory abilities and attention spans improved by 20%. At the University of Kansas, researchers completed studies showing that people were more creative after spending time in nature.
The results of these studies are just two of the many reasons we believe in creating outdoor preschool classrooms. Because spending time in nature is proven to be so beneficial, let’s spend more time playing outdoors! The benefits of outdoor play are many and the drawbacks….what drawbacks?