Two days ago, Li Yapeng, a \”good father\” who has always kept a low profile, posted a multi-picture Weibo post about taking his children back to the countryside for a short stay, and it immediately became a hot search topic. He wrote: Summer vacation is coming, and I took the high-speed train back to my ancestral home in the countryside to stay for a few days. A small courtyard, a clear spring, a mat, a meal of dumplings, a pot of stew, a walk in the fields, a stroll in the town, seeing relatives, meeting old friends, the sun and the moon shine together, and heaven and earth coexist. I believe many parents will have full memories of the water dispenser in the farmyard and the period-looking enamel washbasin. Taking my daughter to ride a bicycle on the country road is so comfortable and comfortable! The two sisters from the Li family are also very down-to-earth in their clothing. They are not as fashionable and fancy as city kids, but they still have a natural and fresh look. Under Weibo, all netizens liked it: Summer in the countryside with cicadas chirping, birds chirping and fish playing in the water is not uncommon in our childhood memories. But nowadays, children living in cities have mobile phones, computers, TVs, and IPADs constantly in their sights. On weekends or holidays, children are kept in \”cages\” to do homework or attend various cram schools. Not only do they have no contact with nature, The opportunity is even more \”indifferent\”. In Sanmao\’s article \”Plastic Children\”, she mentioned that she once invited several children in Taiwan to go see the sea so that they could appreciate the beauty of nature. Unexpectedly, they were focused on the game consoles in their hands all the way, and they were still unmoved when they arrived at the seaside, saying that this is the sea, let\’s go back, the cartoon will start at 6:30. In just twenty or thirty years, there has been such a gap in childhood. It is hard to imagine what kind of summers the children in the future will spend. Today\’s urban children are becoming \”fully automated children\” who are far away from nature. They lack nothing but their connection with nature. Shen Jia is an 8-year-old girl whose father is an accountant. One year ago, Shen Jia was brought to Changsha from her hometown in rural Shaoyang by her father. In order to let his daughter get used to city life, his father enrolled Shen Jia in a training class and spent the rest of the time watching TV at home. Gradually, Mr. Shen, the father, was overwhelmed by the changes in his daughter. “After arriving in the city, my daughter gradually became less obedient than before. When she was watching TV, when I talked to her, she had to say it twice before she would give me the answer. He even got angry at me impatiently.\” After learning about \”Nature Deficit Disorder\”, my father began to realize what the problem was. The concept of \”Nature Deficit Disorder\” was first proposed by American Richard Love in \”The Last Child in the Woods: Saving Children with Nature Deficit Disorder\”. It is not a medical diagnosis, but a description of a series of pathological behaviors that occur when people are alienated from nature. The harm of \”nature deficit disorder\” goes far beyond obesity and poor physical fitness. The first is sensory dullness. Professor Moore from the United States pointed out that \”the experience given by multimedia is indirect, substituted, distorted, and single-form\”, which will greatly limit children\’s multi-sensory development. Sensory imbalance and dullness will have many chain reactions, including decreased concentration and prone to \”violent\” behavior. Secondly, it hinders the establishment of children\’s self-confidence. A child\’s initial source of self-confidence is the control of his own body. How far can I jump and how high can I climb? All affect children\’s view of themselvesJudgment of ability. But today\’s children mostly participate in \”structured play\”, playing building blocks or checkers, taking art classes or swimming lessons. If things go on like this, children will form a thinking pattern that they need help, hindering their self-esteem. The development of self-confidence. Why do countries all over the world give children a summer break, but adults don’t? When it comes to this issue, many parents must be confused for a while. In the mid-19th century, driven by educator Horace Mann and others, the United States carried out educational reforms, and school summer vacation was one of them. It was supported by the medical and psychological fields. They believed that students were \”stressed\” for a long time and were not conducive to growth. . Summer camps came into being, and the earliest summer camps had only one theme – getting close to nature. When we send our children to schools and remedial classes, have we ever thought about: Who should we give our children to, who will have the best educational effect and be more reassuring? The answer is still, nature. First, nature enriches children\’s sensibilities. Anyone who cares about education knows the famous \”multiple intelligence theory\”, which was proposed by Harvard University professor Howard Gardner in 1983. He believes that humans have seven kinds of intelligence, including linguistic intelligence, logical and mathematical intelligence, spatial intelligence, body movement intelligence, musical intelligence, interpersonal intelligence and introspective intelligence. Later he proposed that humans also have an eighth intelligence – natural intelligence. Nature is real, complex and diverse, and cannot be simulated by any human culture. Children with natural intelligence have keen sensory abilities, more developed facial features, and can discover and distinguish things in nature at any time. British scientists once conducted an experiment: a 10-month-old boy was played with a yellow card, and then a computer was used to simulate cards with colors similar to the yellow card. The adult\’s naked eye could not distinguish them at all, but the child would be very relaxed. Take out the cards he plays with regularly. After being stimulated in this way for a long time, the child\’s sensitivity to color will be higher than that of ordinary children. Secondly, nature can stimulate children\’s learning ability. In his famous work \”Emile\”, the great educator Rousseau wrote clearly at the beginning: \”Everything that comes from the hands of the Creator is good, but as soon as it comes into the hands of humans, it all turns bad.\” Nature compresses the results of long historical evolution into genetic codes, \”burns\” them into the human brain, and teaches humans to learn spontaneously and effectively. Darwin once proposed a hypothesis: wild animals are smarter than domesticated animals of the same kind. Because the wild environment is too complex, animals are constantly stimulated to respond and become more proactive. Neuroscientists in the 20th century confirmed that mice in the laboratory, even if they lived in a highly stimulating environment and their cages were filled with various smart toys, were still not as smart as wild mice. Nature is also the best shortcut for children to gain scientific experience. The real source of scientific knowledge and scientific principles is not in books, but in nature, in rivers, grasslands, mountains, and woods. Therefore, nature is like an almighty educator. It is always helping children grow, so that children, without exception, can become self-taught learning geniuses. the scientistIt has been found that natural green can also improve concentration. The University of Michigan laboratory once conducted a study on concentration, requiring two groups of subjects to walk for 50 minutes every day in the business center of Ann Arbor or in the University of Michigan Arboretum. A week later, the researchers re-evaluated the subjects\’ concentration ability and found that the participants who walked in the botanical garden improved their concentration by 20%; while those who walked in the business center showed no improvement. A 20% improvement in a person\’s ability to focus is significant. It is equivalent to the effectiveness of a clinical dose of attention disorder medication, such as Ritalin, amphetamine or dextroamphetamine. In other words, a 20% increase in concentration will have a significant impact on an individual\’s functional performance. Finally, nature nourishes the child’s soul. Nancy, a professor of medicine at the State University of New York, found that children who lived in places with abundant natural landscapes were less likely to suffer from mental illness than children who lived in places with sparse natural landscapes. Nature nourishes life and contains huge healing energy in itself. Contact with the vast nature is the best way to cultivate your sentiments and achieve healthy mental quality. Many parents will say that it’s not that they don’t want to take their children to contact nature, but that they don’t have time! Think about it, after enrolling in summer classes and summer camps, children with slightly lower grades also enroll in cram schools, plus summer homework from school, the \”immediate affairs\” are already overwhelmed, how can they have time to \”poetry and distant places\”? In fact, there are some tips worth picking up when it comes to close contact with nature. 1. Parents should eliminate the gap between themselves and nature. Some parents do not love nature themselves, so they regard \”contact with nature\” as a task in a very utilitarian manner. As a result, they go out for a walk with their mobile phones and do nothing. They are really adults and children. All very boring. Don’t be a plastic parent, don’t be a couch potato. When a parent is a person who loves nature, there are inevitably flowers and plants in the home, and there may be a fish tank and small pets. In such an environment, children will also become close to animals and plants, and getting into nature will be interesting and meaningful. 2. You don’t have to spare more than ten days for a “small but beautiful” nature trip. Like Li Yapeng, a two- or three-day trip to the countryside is very good. Or take a walk in the park after a meal, or take the children to pick in the orchard. The length of time is not an issue, the key lies in \”intention\”. 3. Don’t ignore the nature around you. We living in cities still live under the same sky. The sky is the most distant and ubiquitous natural landscape. We all know the mathematician Archimedes, but few people know that his father was an astronomer. Archimedes has been observing astronomical phenomena with his father since he was a child. Under his father\’s influence, he developed the habit of loving learning, being good at thinking, and liking to debate. This laid a solid foundation for his future attainments in philosophy, mathematics, physics, etc. . Don’t overlook the nature above you. On weekdays, children can be guided to observe the changing scenes of the sky, including clouds, clouds, rain, snow, sun, moon, stars, etc. They are all rich natural landscapes and contain endless natural mysteries that humans cannot explore. Emerson said: \”The secret of raising a good man is to let him live in nature.\” Children areSmall trees, impressions and feelings are fertile soil. Only small trees growing in fertile soil have the chance to grow into towering trees.