Many preschoolers don't get daily outdoor playtime, study shows

04/2/2012 | CNN/The Chart blog

Nearly half of 9,000 preschoolers in the U.S. are not taken outside daily to play, according to a study in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. Researchers noted that mothers are more likely than fathers to take their children outside and that preschool boys had more opportunities for outdoor recreation than did girls.

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