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Three Benefits of Playing in the Snow


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Three Benefits of Playing in the Snow

With this being the second snow of the year, cabin fever can set in pretty quickly. Children become bored easily staying in the house all day playing with electronics, watching TV as well as eating everything in the house.

Here are three ways to prevent children from becoming bored and driving parents crazy.

1. Exercise- According to the CDC, children should have 60 minutes of exercise everyday, and exercising during the winter can be even more beneficial. Children use larger muscles when running in the snow which helps the development of gross motor skills and coordination.