With video game and HD Tv turning out kids into couch potatoes destined for an old age fighting type 2 diabetes, some folks are trying to reverse a really unhealthy trend. Yesterday the Tennessee State Senate adopted SR705 in support of:
Tennessee Children’s Outdoor Bill of Rights
With recent concerns about youth detachment from the outdoors, lack of physical exercise and increased health risks, “Every Child Outdoors –
“Every Child Outdoors – Tennessee” is a coalition of more than 100 supporting organizations including local, state and national organizations and agencies, governments, non-profits and businesses representing health, natural resource, education, hunting and fishing, recreation and youth stakeholders.
TCOBOR is a list of experiences from which every child in
Studies document that children who engage in these activities are healthier, perform better in school, have better social skills and self-image, and lead more fulfilled lives.
Walk in the woods
Grow a garden
Splash in the water
Camp under the stars
Learn to swim
Climb a tree
Fly a kite
Visit a farm