Rural kids have Nature Deficit Too
The idea that urban kids are the only ones experiencing modern nature deficit is dead wrong according to the observations of writer Todd Wilkinson. He concludes that the video game phenomenon and the wired kids strikes rural youth too and takes some important things away from them. They, for instance, can lose touch with the sharper senses they might develop outdoors and might have sore thumbs from playing computer games but are as likely to be afraid of putting a worm on a fishing hook. Check out his article on taking some kids outdoors in Southeastern Montana. Read more!