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Everyday Education: Outdoors Provides Multiple Benefits For Children


November 9, 2017

Transylvania County is a wonderful place to live and raise a family. One of the most precious resources we have in western North Carolina is our beautiful and easily accessible natural environment. Many adults enjoy the variety of outdoor activities available and know how important they are to our well-being.

What some parents may not realize is how important the outdoors is for their children. Numerous studies have shown that playing outdoors is crucial for brain development in babies and young children. It fosters their cognitive, motor, emotional and social skills as well providing p...

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