With the advent of technology every children has indulged themselves in phones and screens where they have no concern with what is going around them rather they would spend all day on the mobile phones. This can have a negative impact on their growth as sitting on couch with mobile in their hands will never allow them to grow healthy and can deter their mental and physical growth. Every parent wants their children to develop a strong sense of independence and be more active and healthy but this cannot be achieved if the screening time is not prohibited. So every parents should encourage their kids to opt for outdoor activities as there are several things kids can do so make your kid go out and have fun so that they are able to develop their cognitive, physical and mental abilities among other kids.
There are plethora of benefits of outdoor activities such that the very and foremost is the physical benefits it entails. The first physical benefit of playing outdoor is that they are able to strengthen their bodies more than the kids who spend their time on a couch all day which eventually leads to obesity. Playing will help boost the power and their muscles to grow more also they will be burning off the calories which will ensure that they remain healthy and active throughout the day. Also playing in the sun will help them take in the vitamin D which is necessary for the kids to have strong bones, playing outdoor will provide them with the right amount of vitamin D, hence making them healthier and active.
Moreover another benefit of playing outdoor is that the kids will develop a strong and better social abilities and understanding which they can never do if they are spending loads of time on screens rather than mingling with kids of different culture, style and language. Playing outdoors will allow children to adopt social skills that is they will be interacting with other kids, will play with them which will eventually lead them to build better communication and social skills. However, playing outdoor such as in the playgrounds the parents need to ensure that there are safe playground equipment as children are more mischievous. If there is no safe playground equipment then children might hurt themselves during their play as they are not able to have better sense of carefulness. So the parents have to stay put with the kids and be around them because not all playgrounds have safe playground equipment which can result to harm or injury to kids during playing. So as the saying goes prevention is better than cure, the parents have the responsibility that although playing outdoors entails abundance of benefits but the safety of kids is more important so whenever your child goes to play in a playground just make sure that there is safe playground equipment around them to play with.