Miracle Ground Farm Resources


Nature’s Effect on Childhood Development

Nature’s Effect on Childhood Development – https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/six_ways_nature_helps_children_learn

The Prairie Science Class: A Model for Re-visioning Environmental Education within the National Wildlife Refuge System – https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10871200600803010

Do Experiences with Nature Promote Learning? Converging Evidence of a Cause-and-Effect Relationship – https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00305/full#B11

Children with Attention Deficits Concentrate Better after Walk in the Park – https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/18725656/

Playing Freely in Nature May Be Really Good for Kids – https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-athletes-way/202002/playing-freely-in-nature-may-be-really-good-kids</a>

Children and Nature: What We Know and What We Do Not – https://lawson.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/YE_Systematic_Review_Gifford.pdf

Nature Therapy

Physiological Effects of Nature Therapy: A Review of the Research in Japan – https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/six_ways_nature_helps_children_learn

Sour Mood Getting You Down? Get Back to Nature – https://www.health.harvard.edu/mind-and-mood/sour-mood-getting-you-down-get-back-to-nature

The Human-Nature Relationship and Its Impact on Health: A Critical Review – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5114301/


The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative by Florence Williams

Last Child in the Woods: Saving our Children from Nature Deficit Disorder by Richard Louv