Children with more access to natural areas have better resilience in dealing with stress. (Corraliza, Collado, & Bethelmy, 2012)
Increased frequency and length of use of green spaces shows gains in self-regulation. (Faber Taylor & Butts-Wilmsmeyer, 2020)
Access to green space improved children's confidence, social interactions, cognitive development, academic achievement, and emotional well-being.
Children are more active outdoors - creating opportunities for increased physical awareness, skill, balance, and strength.
Children with experiences in process art practice independent decision making frequently.
Increased practice in creating works and experimenting with materials gives children more confidence.
Access to art supplies and freedom of choice allow children more opportunities for abstract communication and productive conversation.
Children with practice creating are more creative, imaginative, flexible, and demonstrate increased ingenuity.