Our Kids need nature!
It’s a hot topic at the moment- children are suffering from depression and more due to a lack of involvement with Nature. This is called nature deficit disorder.
Nature deficit disorder refers to a hypothesis by Richard Louv in his 2005 book Last Child in the Woods that human beings, especially children, are spending less time outdoors resulting in a wide range of behavioral problem
Here at Eco Active Ireland we encourage child friendly events that all the family can enjoy and we also often share free nature events on our Facebook page here >>
Parents may be interested in reading this article by The Guardians’ George Monbiot which focuses on a recent study in the Uk and Georges’ own experiences with children in nature. Click to Read George Monbiot Article Here >>
We have some great family friendly events coming up – just keep an eye on the blog or visit our Upcoming Events link for details.