WHY CHILDREN FIDGET: And what we can do about it

By Angela Hanscom
http://www.balancedandbarefoot.com/blog/the-real-reason-why-children-fidget

"...The problem: children are constantly in an upright position these days. It is rare to find children rolling down hills, climbing trees, and spinning in circles just for fun. Merry-go-rounds and teeter-totters are a thing of the past. Recess times have shortened due to increasing educational demands, and children rarely play outdoors due to parental fears, liability issues, and the hectic schedules of modern-day society. Lets face it: Children are not nearly moving enough, and it is really starting to become a problem..." 

 

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