Being a mother, it is obvious that you are getting a little preventive to save your child from getting down, dirty and injured. But if you wish to see them healthy let him/her stay out for some time and play with friends.
Reasons behind outdoor games
There are wide number of reasons as to why must you allow your babies to go for outdoor games that
- Expose your Kids to Nature
If you are amongst those parents who fear of getting their kids exposed to dirt and therefore prevent them from crawling then you are doing a crime!!!
Many doctors hold an opinion that getting exposed to dirt has health benefits for your kids.
Also the dust and exposure to animals make them immune and strong such that they are less likely to develop certain health ailments like diabetes, asthma and other problems.
- Shutting Outdoors can under Develop Their Immune Systems
The way the lifestyle is being changed children are growing in a sterile and “hyper clean” atmosphere, the immune systems of our kids is under developed. This raises a risk of getting prone to infections and other health risks.
We have developed our kids in so healthy an environment that now they become afraid of even the tiniest harmless substances. They fear dust and over-react massively to petty things.
- Social Interaction
Apart from physical fitness, a child socially interacts with other kids and develops healthy relations with them. He/she gets to know each other and learns faster. This is why the students are being sent to school so that they learn from their fellow kids. Indoor games can never achieve this task even if parents sit along and teach.
- The Surplus Energy Concept
Outdoor games help in dispersing all the energy that one has collected over the time. The outdoor games help children to activate and perform better. Children not only play games but also remain more active and alert to environmental stimulants. This further helps in improving their academic performance and engages their minds actively in various recreational activities.
Enjoying the Childhood
Let your child enjoy the journey of being a child. Stopping your child from playing outside or enjoying with friends can lead to stress and fatigue in child. He may grow ill or obese. Instead promote the constructive, social and physical games for your child.
Though this is a challenging task and therefore you must supervise and ensure safety in the initial years!!!