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Get Kids Outside

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  • $20raised
  • 4projects funded
  • 267student learning experiences
I believe in the power of getting kids outdoors! Kids today are so connected to the electrical umbilica that they have lost the natural instinct to explore the natural world that, sometimes, is just outside their front door. Perceived stranger danger and the hustle of everyday life does not help the situation. As a result of this "inward movement", we are raising a generation of children that is obese, unable to focus, scared of the outdoors, and lacking the sense of wonder that nature ... more
I believe in the power of getting kids outdoors! Kids today are so connected to the electrical umbilica that they have lost the natural instinct to explore the natural world that, sometimes, is just outside their front door. Perceived stranger danger and the hustle of everyday life does not help the situation. As a result of this "inward movement", we are raising a generation of children that is obese, unable to focus, scared of the outdoors, and lacking the sense of wonder that nature evokes within each of us. Let's support efforts in schools that will draw children outside the classroom and help combat the effects of 'nature deficit disorder' that is rampant among today's kids! hide
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