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  • PLAYING OUTDOORS

     You may have noticed there is a big move afoot to encourage parents to get children to play outdoors more.  Numerous organisations have been formed, surveys carried out and businesses set up all to get children away from their computers or games consoles and out in the fresh air. The National Trust carried out a major study:   http://outdoornation.org.uk/ with some worrying findings: ·         In a survey of young people it was revealed that only 10% have regular contact with natural environments, compared to the 40% of adults who did so when they were young. ·         This lack of contact with...

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