These days we find a lot of kids who just spend their time with video games or cartoon shows. But compared to these kind of indoor games or activities outdoor games can prove to be more effective for the physical and mental development in kids.
Kids can enjoy the fresh air and nature by playing outdoors. They can get Vitamin D from the sub shine that is required for the body. Also because of the physical activity they get by playing outdoors their bones and muscles get stronger. And gradually these also help kids become self confident.
Allowing kids to play outdoors opens up an opportunity for them to meet other kids, because of which their thinking capabilities grow. The will be able to make new friends and also learn skills like socializing and group leadership. It will also help the kids identify their inner strength and enable them to become strong individuals. All that the parents have to do is, provide them a clean and safe environment to play.
It is pretty common for parents to fear about their kids getting hurt outdoors while they do things like climbing walls etc. But your fear should not stop your kid from making the most of his childhood. Let them enjoy and also do train them to be careful and cautious. Encourage your kids to play outdoors and not to stick to Television, Mobiles or Tablets all the time, it is good for their physical health and they will be free from stress.