why children benefit from an interaction with nature

Posted on February 19, 2013 By PLBMaster

In 2005, author Richard Louv identified the phenomena of ‘Nature Deficit Disorder’ in his book titled Last Child in the Woods: Saving our Children from Nature Deficit Disorder. According to Louv, Nature Deficit Disorder is when children are alienated from nature, which leads to a number of behavioural issues, including diminished use of the senses, attention [...]