Let Kids Dig in the Dirt for Earth Day

Let Kids Dig in the Dirt for Earth Day
Let Kids Dig in the Dirt for Earth Day

A new report released by the National Wildlife Federation shows the benefits of letting kids get messy outside and its release coincides with Earth Day activities throughout Wyoming. Meri Margaret with the National Wildlife Federation says that there good reasons to let your kids dig around in the dirt.

Deoudes says getting grubby equals happiness for many kids, and scientists have found some clues as to why.

Recognizing that mucking around in the mud is a good thing may be toughest for parents, with Deoudes pointing out that our societal slant is towards over-sanitization.

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