What do walks give to your child? I remember
Ya how my mother in almost mandative order sent me to walk on the street (I was a girl melancholic and preferred a sofa and the book) because it was sure that the child needs it. Among the peers I often notice a bit different relation to walks - now it is a certain pleasant bonus to the child, like a dessert, an award for good behavior. It seems that not all understand why children need to walk every day.
And there is a number of very practical reasons.
The first and the most known - oxygen.
To be exact, receiving more oxygenated, than indoors, air. Despite a condition of ecology in big cities, air out of the room still more “ fresh “ than in it. Besides, for many will be revelation that it is less saturated any harmful “ chemical “ dust, than in the house - if, of course, you do not avoid use of plastics, synthetic materials and detergents in your apartment. And at the same time, by the way, you do not lose the become lifeless parts of skin making the most part of the house dust including weighed in air. Of course, such living conditions are not deadly. But regular receiving more oxygenated air (not in minutno - homeopathic doses) stimulates blood circulation, improves appetite, increases brain activity of your child.
The second and quite obvious - receiving impressions, excellent from house.
And not only according to contents, but also on the properties. For example, on the street or in park absolutely other feeling of space, than in the house. On the street absolutely other entertainments, opportunities for experiment and danger. It is possible not only to look at the same plants on the street how on pictures, and very quietly to feel as decorative in pots, but also to go on them, to hide in them, to tear them, to inhale their aroma sated from quantity.
Receiving various according to contents and quality of impressions promotes intellectual development of the child and expands his knowledge of the world.
The reason the third - is more than physical activity.
the Hypodynamia - one of scourges of the person of the 21st century. Not only appearance and physical training of the child, but also the general state of health suffer from it. On walk there are much more occasions and opportunities for the movement, whether it be foot walks, jogs, games with peers, jumps or any crawlings - a lasagna. You watch that the child on walk did not read / drew, and played or at least went on foot. The exception can be made for walks more than 2 - 3 hours and hot summer days.
Additional social development.
of Game at a playground or in park - an excellent occasion to learn to strike up acquaintances, to build the relations, to know people and their features better, to learn to develop rules of conduct and to follow them without hail of adults. It is easier to find the friend on interests in the general games, than in certain “ official “ to group like a school class where, besides forcedness of communication, psychologically formalized situation can press.
Prevention of short-sightedness.
Nothing so promotes sight preservation as impact of a sunlight on a retina two - three hours a day. Scientists established that the children who are daily spending on the street much time have problems with sight less often even if read much and work at the computer. “ Fluorescent lamps “ in this regard, alas, in any way cannot replace the sun, even hidden behind clouds. Important! It is not useful to look directly at the sun not only for sight, but also it is dangerous to eyes. It is better to look at the sky, from that party where there is no sun - this is useful.
Psychologists noticed that children who walk much, playing with the peers or alone - voluntarily - have a children`s depression less often, are more stress-resistant and more often stay in good mood. Believe it or not, but also it is practical advantage!
So, dear parents, walk for children has to be not an award for good behavior, but the daily phenomenon of hygienic value.