A dear friend share this article about kids walking or running a mile before starting work each day in a school in the UK http://gu.com/p/4cyk3/sbl
This is something I’ve just instinctually known for a long time. Way before I tried to teach my kids anything academic, they were exposed to tennis, gymnastics, cycling, walking, capoiera, swimming, dance, fencing and general tomfoolery.
If you read Robert Melillo you will understand why. Though his focus is on kids with disabilities, it just makes sense that if it’s good for kids with issues, it’ll be good for any kid.
Here are some of our dog walking pictures. Yes, even in the haze, we go outside. And climb trees, play with sticks and marvel at the beauty of Nature.