Children’s Health Care: Brief Report: Nature Experiences for Hospitalized Children

Peggy Jessee, Martha P. Strickland, James D. Leeper, Carmen J. Hudson

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Numerous projects conducted in various settings have supported the thesis that nature activities aid in the development of self-concept, self-confidence, and level of achievement The nature activities described in this article were designed to cultivate the hospitalized children a sense of wonder about their world and to involve them in sensory experiences that would aid them in adjusting to their hospital experiences As a unit, these experiments provide a comprehensive approach to therapy for the hospitalized child and add a positive dimension to the child life program.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)55-57
Number of pages3
JournalChildren's Health Care
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jun 1986


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