It is easy to get wrapped up in life and forget about the incredible world outside our front doors. Experiencing nature is vital to children’s development; sparking their natural curiosity while creating a connection to the environment. It can be as simple as starting a vegetable garden, enjoying family picnics, or raising butterflies and bees. Becoming a Green Actioneer provides opportunities for kids and families to experience the outdoors together. Choose an Action to get started today and help to reverse these alarming trends seen in young children.
Kids (ages 10-14) spend up to 6 hours per day on their screens which contributes to social limitations and a strain in sight development.
Increasingly, children are suffering from a rise in diet-related illnesses; including heart disease, cancer, and type 2 diabetes.
Lack of green space for growing children has been linked to increased anxiety, low social skills, and poor mental health.