Not among the 6%

“Let’s go to the beach!”
One kid, online, shrugs as the
other keeps texting.

“In a typical week, only 6 percent of children ages nine to thirteen play outside on their own.”
from The Option of Urbanism: Investing in a New American Dream by Christopher B. Leinberger

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One thought on “Not among the 6%

  1. I like this one…. I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately. My daughter is only 18 months but already I see the trend of shuffling our children off to classes as well as a constant environment of technology. Makes me very nostalgic for my own childhood which was spent just playing outside with the neighbor’s kids…

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