We all know that our children need to play outside, but what happens in cold weather months? Do you still take your kids out to play? After almost a decade in warm climate the winter has become very difficult for me to face. I DON’T like to be cold. But since I know it is best … Continue reading Don’t Fear Outdoor Winter Play, Your Child will Thank You
As the weather begins to change here in the Hudson Valley, I find my kids and I spend more and more time outdoors. Kids should be outdoors to help build their immune system, their problem solving skills, and imagination. It also helps them to sleep better, my kids are much happier and the obvious one exercise. … Continue reading My Top 5 Places Outdoors for Kids in the Hudson Valley
Here at The Chicken’s Egg we talk a lot about the fun you can have outdoors but we also need to address the dangers of outdoor play. This is not an article about stranger danger (that is a topic for another time) but the risks of the natural environment around us. I don’t consider myself … Continue reading DANGERS OF OUTDOOR PLAY
Buds are on all the trees, blossoms are blooming and popping up everywhere. The growing season has begun! This is a much anticipated season in my house. It marks the end of our dark inside living and the beginning of endless outdoor fun and activities. Children are often eager to get out and explore but … Continue reading 10 Outdoor Activities to Keep Your Kids Busy!