Outdoor Classroom Perspective

Physical Benefits

  • Increase in Physical Development, capability, and activity
  • Setting up Patterns for an active healthy life style
  • Fewer children suffering from diseases such as obesity and diabetes

Cognitive Benefits

  • Stronger Language, problem-solving, and communication skills through projects and group activity
  • Developing and interest in math and science through connecting with nature
  • Fostering learning through self-initiation, control, and personal responsibility

Psychological Benefits

  • Happier
  • Higher, more self-esteem
  • Effective relationship building in cooperative non-competitive environment
  • Manifesting classroom harmony
  • Social-emotional mastery

Understanding Benefits

  • Familiarity with and appreciation for nature and wildlife
  • Wide expansive view of how the world works
  • Building stewardship skills for the environment