Despite the cold temperatures and vanishing daylight... it's time to get outside!
By Guest Services Associate Katherine Callen
An article written for the American Psychological Association says “Spending time in nature is linked to both cognitive benefits and improvements in mood, mental health and emotional well-being.” But we all know that this time of year is difficult to get outside as much as would be good for us. The cold weather, extra layers, and lack of sunshine are surely a challenge. Overcoming these can be a rewarding and beneficial experience all around. There are many things to do to get you out and about in nature this time of year; here are 5 winter activity ideas for the whole family.