Eighty-five percent of moms agreed that children today play outdoors less often than a few years ago.
Seventy-one percent of moms said that as a young child, they played more outdoors than indoors, as compared to only 26 percent of children today.
The top five reasons moms identified for why children today spend less time playing outdoors:
Dependence on television and/or computers: 85 percent;
Safety concerns, fear of crime: 82 percent;
Parent(s) work and don’t have time ...