14th September 2017
Mastering the art of walking is child’s play – literally!
From the first tentative steps as a toddler, going out for a walk with your family can be spontaneous, fun, free and a great way to spend time together. Getting your children walking is an investment in their health future by creating good habits for an active life as an adult, supporting your child to be more independent as they grow older and to be sociable.
So how do you enjoy your local paths and green places with children who complain about being tired or very, very bored?
Taking the kids out for a walk needn’t be a big adventure with lots of equipment and military organisation.
When was the last time you:
Getting your walk’s in doesn’t need to take a lot of time out of your schedule, either. You could walk to school rather than drive, park further away from the school gates, and children make great pack horses when it comes to walking to the shops!
So where are the best places to go for a #weewalk with the kids?
Out top five must dos are:
Alternatively, you could join a Ranger on one of their events. For more information see our Ranger Events.
Are you a Wee Walker, or would like to be? Take part in Wee Walks Week and make a pledge to go out on a wee walk or two between the 16th of 23rd of September. Make your pledge here!