Celebrate Take a Child Outside week with the Urbana Park District


September 19 – 28 is national Take a Child Outside Week. Regular play outside is associated with:
• Improved creativity, problem solving and self-control
• Enhanced ability to focus and reduced symptoms of ADD
• Better academic performance and social relations
• Increased activity increases fitness and lowers rates of obesity

The Anita Purves Nature Center and the Urbana Park District are celebrating with a variety of fun events for you and your family, including:
• Moon walk (FREE!)
• Nature Play Kids
• Play date with nature: various activities all week (FREE!)
• Family forest sensory walk (FREE!)
• Sunday morning bird walks (FREE!)
• Family forest school
• Busey Woods BioBlitz (FREE!)

For more information about dates, times and to register, see UrbanaParks.org or call (217) 367-1544


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