Get Your Kids Out In the Fresh Air!

kid outdoorsSpring means kids can spend more time playing outside and benefiting from fresh air!

Getting fresh air has actual measurable physical health benefits for children. Kids who are outside are more likely to get their daily dosage of vitamin D, which assists in bone strength and lowers risks of cancer. The National Wildlife Federation also found that children who play outdoors are less likely to have natural nearsightedness. Additionally, outside kids are likely to engage in active play for at least an hour a day, which helps ward off childhood obesity

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