Stephen Kellert

Reflections on Children’s Experience of Nature

Reflections on Children’s Experience of Nature

Nature is important to children’s development in every major way—intellectually, emotionally, socially, spiritually, and physically. In his newest book, Building for Life: Designing and Understanding the Human-Nature Connection (Island Press, 2005), Dr. Stephen R. Kellert of Yale University, and board member at Bio-Logical Capital, devotes a chapter to the subject of “Nature and Childhood Development.”