In our modern society, kids are spending more and more time indoors. Playing on Ipads and watching TV seems to be the entertainment of choice for many children. There are so many benefits to playing outdoors for children but it seems difficult to help them make that step outside. An On-site Caravan in a Caravan Park is a great way for the family to spend time together while also enjoying the great outdoors. Australia is lucky to have such wide open spaces and beautiful countryside to enjoy and there are also plenty of Caravan Parks to choose from, up and down the Australian coastline.
One aspect that many people are unfamiliar with Caravan Parks is On-site Caravans. These are permanently parked caravans that are allowed to stay in the park 365 days of the year. An On-site caravan offers an affordable holiday home option for a family. Families may live in cities 2-3 hours’ drive from the park and On-site Caravans allow getaway out of the city for long weekends with the family. If you are interested in investigating On-site caravan, most Caravan Parks have On-site caravans for sale. One key benefit of an On-site caravan is getting the children outdoors. Here are a few benefits of outdoor activities for children.
Calm and Relaxed
Children that play outdoors are happier and calmer. Being outdoors allows children to get more vitamin D, and this has been shown to improve moods and create a positive mood. Kids build up energy indoors and can become fidgety. Allowing kids to get outdoors and run around releases this built up energy and will mean they are more focused and calmer once they get back to the classroom.
Indoor environments can be crowded and intimidating for children. The outdoor environment is more relaxed and gives children to chance to come out of their shell. Children will be more willing to join in games and activities. Look for an On-site caravan for sale that is in a family friendly Caravan Park, check out the facilities and how kids interact within these areas. This outdoor interaction encourages them to talk to different children and make new friends without adult supervision.
Outdoor activities for children give them a chance to run around and burn off energy. This is great for fitness, burning off calories and developing sporting skills. Being out in the sunshine gives kids much-needed vitamin D, which is good for well-being, maintaining a good mood and feeling calmer. Consider On-site caravans for sale that are in parks near the beach or have pool facilities. This will mean they spend plenty of time outdoors in the sunshine. Of course, make sure they have plenty of sunscreen on to prevent sunburn.
Indoor toys can be safe and easy to play with, however, outdoor playgrounds can be riskier and offer a chance for children to challenge themselves. Slides can be scary at first but with some encouragement, kids can overcome their fears and conquer the challenge. This gives children a chance to push boundaries and become good at risk assessment. It also gives the child the opportunity to explore new games and learning to be confident in trying new things without the assistance of adults. Try to find an on-site caravan for sale that is located in a Caravan Park with outdoor play areas, areas that encourage exploring and learning.
Holidays in an On-site Caravan can help your children become more independent. Children playing outdoors are usually not in direct supervision of adults. This allows children to learn how to interact with other children and play by themselves. They will learn how to take turns, pick themselves up when they fall and also negotiate new play equipment. All of this builds independence. When investigating On-site caravans for sale look for Caravan Parks that offer wide open spaces for children to play safely without the need for adult supervision.
Julian Rembrandt has spent the last 10 years in the hotel industry across Australia and Asia. Permanent Onsite Caravans have been around for many decades but the knowledge about how to make the right purchase decision has been limited. Julian helps to educate people on the best ways to go about owning an Onsite Caravan. Julian Rembrandt owns and operates Holidaylife.com.au, a listing site for Onsite Caravan for Sale.