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Forest-based children’s play yards can boost their immune systems

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Child in the City (15 October 2020) report on an experimental study by the Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) which showed that the immune system of daycare children aged three to five improved when forest undergrowth, lawn turf and planter boxes were added to yard areas of daycare centres.

Published: 15.10.20

Scotland’s Outdoor Learning Directory aims to provide a portal to services supporting outdoor learning which are provided by these Scottish organisations.

Forestry and Land Scotland Scottish Forestry NatureScot Lomond & Trossachs NP Natural Scotland Cairngorms National Park Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh SEPA Education Scotland Historic Environment Scotland