Every Child Wild
Every Child Wild - Making nature part of growing up - for all children
A generation of children is growing up disconnected from nature, with just one in ten ever playing in wild places. The Wildlife Trusts reach around half a million children each year, many with outdoor experiences through their school, but are concerned that many more children are not getting the chance to get close to wildlife.
- 91% of parents of children aged 18 and under think that having access to nature and wildlife is important for children, yet
- 78% of parents are concerned that children don’t spend enough time interacting with nature and wildlife