Wild Rumpus Revisited: The Benefits of Outdoor Play in the Vocation of the Child

Kiara Jorgenson

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 10/1/2015

Issue: Sports (Vol. 35, No 4, Fall, 2015)

Like adults, children undergo legitimate experiences of calling. Chief among a child’s vocational responsibilities are learning and play, which research on the bio-behavior and spiritual lives of children suggests are greatly enhanced by consistent access to undirected outdoor play.

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