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How much time do your children spend outside a day?

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Asked by mslksdh at 4:27 PM on Mar. 10, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • five hours

    Answer by pinkdragon36 at 4:34 PM on Mar. 10, 2011

  • At minimum 30 min, that is only if it is rainy or really cold. On a sunny day it is closer to 2-3 hours.

    Answer by But_Mommie at 4:35 PM on Mar. 10, 2011

  • I don't make dd go out if it's rainy or cold because she walk to and from the bus. On sunny days I make her go out most of the day and she usually only watches about 1 show on school days.

    Answer by tirelessefforts at 4:40 PM on Mar. 10, 2011

  • None lately. It's cold, raining/snowing and so yucky. When it's nice, it's about 5-6 sometimes more....

    Answer by BabyBugsmama at 4:40 PM on Mar. 10, 2011

  • Some days it is just too cold to go outside =( Its been in the -20's to -30's a lot around here recently. But when its warmer like today (40 degrees YAY) we will spend at least 1 hr- 2 hrs outside. In the summer we spend most of the day outside.

    Answer by -LovingMamma- at 4:40 PM on Mar. 10, 2011

  • If the weather is good they will be outside from after school until dinner. At least 3 hours. However, it has been raining and wet for the past 11 days, not it is cold too, so we have not been outside too much. I can not wait until the weather is clear and we can be outside again!!


    Answer by krissyvelazquez at 4:41 PM on Mar. 10, 2011

  • Living in Michigan during winter they get 3 recesses at school and then if its not bitter cold she plays outside for 1/2 hour-45 mins several times a week. When it starts getting warmer and in the summer its several hours a day.

    Answer by mistynights234 at 4:41 PM on Mar. 10, 2011

  • Honestly....we haven't been outside much all winter. It's been a harsh winter and our yard is super soggy. We go places though and do get out of the house regularly to go play. I can't wait until the weather warms up and the yard dries out. We got my daughter a swing set for her second birthday, but last summer was blistering hot and she was still a little short for it. She will definitely be able to use it this spring!! YAY! It will be fun! As soon as it warms up, we will definitely be outside a lot this year.

    Answer by BridgetC140 at 6:46 PM on Mar. 10, 2011

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