It is that time of year again where the snow is melted and the grass is greener. What a perfect time to spend quality time outside with your family and enjoy the beautiful weather. So for an hour or so, shut out the outside world and go on a hike. There are many physical and mental benefits to improve health and family bonds. With so many everyday distractions, hiking gives families a chance to clear their minds and focus on one thing.
Here are several ways to engage with your child along the trail:
There are many resources online to see local hiking trails in your area and current weather reports.
Jamie Burd, Teacher, Celebrate the Children
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