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Outdoor play is less constraining than sitting in a room

Outdoor play is less constraining than sitting in a room, helps to develop children’s learning, abilities, encourages creativity as their imaginations are set free, developing strong bones and burning off calories and energy during a physical activity, intake of fresh air, develops language/communication and social skills, interactions with other children/adults, reduces some risk of infections as particles dissipate as they play outside, and improving their mental attitude.

An outdoor sensory garden would stimulate children’s senses due to the presence of plants and materials that involve ‘sight, smell, touch, taste and sound’ (Planet Natural). You could think about having an obstacle course using tyres, hula hoops etc. as a challenge for them to do, changing it up every so often, testing new skills each time.