In the sea of activities available to children and families, hands-on nature experiences often get lost. Yet research is abundantly clear that direct contact with nature helps children in every facet of development. The benefits gained through the sights, sounds, smells, tastes and textures of our natural world tend to be lifelong. Join in with the 1000 Hours Outside movement and the millions of children around the globe who are having balance restored to their childhoods. As well as children, adults also find that nature exposure is tremendously impactful on overall health, mood, and well-being. Use the 1000 Hours Outside Activity Book to inspire memorable and joyful nature activities year round. You can be sure the activities in this book will bring joy to children and families for generations to come.