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Benefits of Kids Running Around Their Cubby House

When kids play with their cubby houses and forts, they jump, climb the rock walls, swing on the swings and they run around. They actually run around a lot! They jump from the swing and run into the cubby or they'll slide down the slide and run up to do it all again. And if...

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Why Outdoor Play for Kids Is Important Every Day

According to the Keiser Family Foundation in a 2010 study, the amount of screen time only increases with age for our children. At the school age years children are spending 7.5 hours a day on electronic media. This isn't all bad as school age kids use electronic media to learn in school as well as...

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Collecting Nature is a Fun Cubby House Activity

Whether it is leaves, rocks or creepy crawly bugs, kids love to collect natural objects. It is a good activity for those that own a cubby house in their backyard too! It is a wonderful way to learn about the great outdoors, it helps kids learn how to be organized, and it involves healthy outdoor...

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Playing in a Cubby House is Smart Kids Play

Smart children play outside in a cubby house. They don't play outside because they are smart, they play outside to get smart. Kay Redfield Jamison, noted author and clinical psychologist has been quoted saying, "Children need the freedom and time to play. Play is not a luxury. Play is a necessity." Play is...

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