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how long does your children like to play outside

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Asked by Windwalker2002 at 7:28 PM on Jul. 2, 2010 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • They would live out there if I would let them...

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 7:30 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • Generally in about 30 minute blocks of time, but there are multiple a day

    Answer by karamille at 7:31 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • usually a couple hours at a time a few times a day

    Answer by skittles1108 at 7:32 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • For as long as I'll let her. She loves it outside!

    Answer by PhoenixFire at 7:35 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • All day every day until I make them come in.

    Answer by fatcat0908 at 7:38 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • They stay out most of the day in the summer.  They only come in to eat and use the bathroom because there is nothing to do inside once I get up and shut the TV off.  It's either find something to do outside or I find something for them to clean.  They are kids, they should be outside running off all their energy.  They are all sitting on the front porch right now trying to figure out what to do with the rest of the night (the 7 and 8 year olds just came home from the park to eat dinner).


    Answer by justanotherjen at 7:43 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • My kids would stay out all day if I let them, however they also won't come inside to get a drink if they're hot so I limit their time to 30 minutes to 45 minutes at a time.

    Answer by colethky at 8:42 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • Depends on how hot it is. If it's really hot they'll only go out in the morning and evening for an hour or so at a time. But if it's not terribly hot they're in and out all day long, sometimes half an hour, sometimes several hours at a time.

    Answer by jessradtke at 9:54 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • until they look like i haven't bathed them in days lol

    Answer by LOVE_mygirls58 at 9:55 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • my 5 yr old loves the outside, he doesnt care if its steaming hot !!! he likes to pretend he is indiana jones on a adventure. the 11 yr old is adhd and falls into autism spectrum, he will go out for maybe a 3 hours total all day then want to be seems if he is out longer, he gets over stimulated or tensed up.

    Comment by Windwalker2002 (original poster) at 10:14 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

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