Our Kids need nature!

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Children love to learn about 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
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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.