How Playing in Nature Helps Your Child’s Development

Playing in nature can help children of all ages with their motor skills, communication, social-emotional skills, sensory integration, and so much more! Here are some of the benefits of playing in nature. Playing outside promotes: Executive Function Skills Exploration and Creativity New Sensory Experiences Motor Skills Relaxation & Emotional Regulation The best toys for outdoor play & how to incorporate outdoor play at home

Nature Play Spaces – What They Are and How to Make One

Nature Play Spaces: What is a Nature Play Space?   The idea behind a nature play space is that, instead of the standard, cookie-cutter metal and plastic structures that make up the bulk of today’s playgrounds, people can incorporate the surrounding landscape and vegetation to bring nature to children’s daily outdoor play and learning environments. Nature Play at Home Children have a natural affinity toward nature. The National Wildlife Federation and the Natural Learning Initiative … Read more

Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services

You can also check out our Wellness Resources Guide    Chrysalis Health Outpatient programs provide mental health services to children, adolescents, adults and families. Comprehensive services also include psychiatric evaluation and treatment, if needed, crisis intervention, and treatment planning and review. Office is in Daytona Beach. Make an appt. or find more information.   Children’s Home Society (CHS) Overwhelmed? Anxious? Angry? Sad? Struggling to make it through another day? Counseling services through CHS can provide … Read more