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From the beloved host of PBS Kids’ Dinosaur Train an easy to use guide for parents teachers and others looking to foster a strong connection between children and nature complete with engaging activities troubleshooting advice and much American children spend four to seven minutes a day playing outdoors 90 percent less time than their parents did Yet recent research indicates that experiences in nature are es. Notes I took on the book are below but basically the main point is go outside and take your kids with you Benefits to an outdoor lifestyle range from brain development health both physical and mental spiritual sense of belonging in time and space etc There is no downside to spending time outside other than a larger pile of laundry to do when you get home How to Raise a Wild Child by Scott SampsonReasons for the movement indoors Screens Parental fear abduction injury etc Litigation as a result of injury Increased structured playtime as a result of fear of li

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Ting connection between children and the natural world How to Raise a Wild Child offers a timely and engaging antidote showing how kids’ connection to nature changes as they mature Distilling the latest research in multiple disciplines Sampson reveals how adults can help kids fall in love with nature enlisting technology as an ally taking advantage of urban nature and instilling a sense of place along the wa. I received an advanced copy of this book by the publisher in exchange for an honest reviewand while the book hasn t been offically releasedit comes out Monday March 24th 2015 it appears as if my five star review falls slightly above where other reviews have placed it That said if you read the reviews the others share there are a few reasons why it may not exactly be 5 stars for you It s a bit redundant The author s daughter is a tree hugger All I can say is big deal I happened to have LOVED this book Dr Scott the palentologist from PBS KIDS s DINOSAUR TRAIN takes us on an un

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Sential for healthy growth Regular exposure to nature can help relieve stress depression and attention deficits It can reduce bullying combat illness and boost academic scores Most critical of all abundant time in nature seems to yield long term benefits in kids’ cognitive emotional and social development Yet teachers parents and other caregivers lack a basic understanding of how to engender a meaningful las. So first a disclaimer I did not actually read every page of this book I read several chapters and skimmed others but I feel as though I did read enough to write a fair reviewPart of my reason for disliking this book is my own fault I focused much on the first part of the title How to Raise a Wild Child than on the second part The Art and Science of Falling in Love with Nature I was searching for a book with practical lessons about how to introduce my kids to nature with perhaps some background This book was 95% backgroundscience with a few tips and anecdotal stories sprinkl


10 thoughts on “How to Raise a Wild Child

  1. says:

    Notes I took on the book are below but basically the main point is go outside and take your kids with you Benefits to an outdoor lifestyle range from brain development health both physical and mental spiritual sense of belonging in time and space etc There is no downside to spending time outside other than a larger pile of laundry to do when you get home How to Raise a Wild Child by Scott SampsonReasons for the movement indoors

  2. says:

    I ran into the same problem I come across in most parenting books too much background information and scientific evidence not enough practical advice It feels like preaching to the choir when the author spends 90% of the book trying to convince me how important nature is I already know That's why I picked up this bookI would recommend There's No Such Thing as Bad Weather A Scandinavian Mom's Secrets for Raising Healthy Resilient

  3. says:

    How To Raise A Wild Child is a very thorough well written piece that is a must read for any parent caregiver or educator Scott D Sampson expresses beautifully how important having a nature mentor is for children in a highl

  4. says:

    Dude I entered the giveaway for this back in December How did I not notice that he is a dinosaur paleontologist and vice president of research and collections for the Denver Museum of Nature Science as well as host of the PBS children’s series “Dinosaur Train”???This is when I wish I loved closer to town I'd never make it home and then back down here in time How to help kids fall in love with nature at

  5. says:

    I love parts of this bookAs a child development grad nature educator and mom to six I agree wholeheartedly that free play is

  6. says:

    So first a disclaimer I did not actually read every page of this book I read several chapters and skimmed others but I feel as though I did read enough to write a fair reviewPart of my reason for disliking this

  7. says:

    I received an advanced copy of this book by the publisher in exchange for an honest reviewand while the book hasn't been off

  8. says:

    The first half of this book was awesome So much great insight into the importance of nature and how to raise a gen

  9. says:

    It all started when our daughter wouldn't stand on grassI an urban indoor kid married an outdoorsy man who has fond memories of all kinds of outdoorsy things I'd only read about in books We both really want to give our daughter a childhood that looks like his but I noticed that over the summer we tended to gravitate toward things from my c

  10. says:

    It's hard for me to give stars for most nonfiction books because I usually have to slog through them but this one was pretty good I'd give it somewhere between 35 and 4 stars While I didn't agree with everything Sampson had to say about raising a wild child I am traditional in how I approach education I thought he did a great job of