The article “Getting Children and Teens Outside While Social Distancing for COVID-19” is a great read for parents who are not sure how to engage with the outdoors in a safe way. This resource provides different age-appropriate activities families can do outside, while still prioritizing social distancing. Also, it explains the many physical and mental benefits children and teens can receive from being outside; for example, there are lower rates of stress and depression, and creativity and critical thinking are promoted. Click the link below to check out this great resource!