By Daniel Sherwin of Dad Solo

With so many technology-based activities to keep us entertained, many of us are spending less and less time outdoors—putting us at risk of developing Nature-Deficit Disorder (NDD). However, it’s never too late to overcome NDD or protect ourselves and our families from developing the disorder in the first place. For some great resources that can help families to spend more time outdoors and combat the negative effects of NDD, Alliance Tutoring invites you to check out the following suggestions.

Discover Local Experiences

Speaking of communities, help your kids learn more about their environments by visiting their local parts for a little activity and fresh air.

18 Best Hikes in the U.S.

25 Top-Rated National Parks in the USA

What Are the Best Natural History Museums?

Go Bike Riding as a Family

Bike riding is great exercise — not to mention something fun that you can do as a whole family! Whether your little one is struggling with training wheels or you have a whole family of expert riders just looking for a new approach to an old idea, we’ve got you covered.

How to Teach Your Child to Ride a Bike

Go on a Bike Photo Safari

The 15 Incredible Bike Trails in the U.S.

Make the Most of Your Backyard

But don’t think battling NDD always requires packing and planning for a long trip. From gardening to building your own backyard butterfly feeder, here are some great activities you can try close to home. Some might even enhance your home’s value!

How to Design a Child-Friendly Garden

The Ultimate Nature Scavenger Hunt for Kids

Create a Wildlife-Friendly Garden
Your Guide to a DIY Backyard Playground

Once your children begin to explore the natural world around them, they’ll be more inclined to take advantage of what the great outdoors has to offer. From mountain biking to hiking, there are just so many great outdoor activities to be enjoyed as a family—both at home and in your community.