10 Quotes About Children in Nature To Inspire You

Nature does such amazing things for us and our bodies. There is even the Japanese practice of Shinrin-yoku or "forest bathing." It has shown that just two hours of Shinrin-yoku or "forest bathing" a day can reduce depression, anxiety, stress, and even blood pressure. (1) Being out in nature is so beneficial for us and our minds and bodies. Children being brought outside to play is so important for their minds and bodies. Here are ten quotes to inspire you to bring your little one out in to nature!

We could have never loved the earth so well if we had had no childhood in it" -George Eliot

"Don't just tell your children about the world, show them." - Penny Whitehouse

"It's a wondrous thing how the wild calms the child" - unknown

"If we want our children to move mountains we first have to let them get out of their chairs." - Nicolette Sowder

"Nature is a tool to get children to experience not just the wider world but themselves." - Stephen Moss

"All children need nature. Not just the ones whose parents appreciate nature. Not only those children of certain economic class or culture or set of abilities. Every child. - Richard Louv

"Play is the highest form of research" - Albert Einstein

"We are all meant to be naturalists, each to his own degree and it is inexcusable to live in a world so full of the marvels of plant and animal life and to care for none of these things." - Charlotte Mason

"The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner neccessity. The creative mind plays with objescts it loves." - Carly Jung

"We must teach our children to smell the earth, to taste the rain, to touch the wind, to see the sun rise and night fall - to care." - John Cleal

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