With parental eye, factors that prevent to attend nature activites

Ceylan Merve
2018 Educational Research and Reviews  
This study was conducted in order to determine the difficulties and challenges parents and children who have attended /desire to attend nature activities experience in order to access these activities. The study included 50 parents and their children. Interview technique was used in the study. The percentage of the questions asked was calculated to determine the demographic characteristics of the participants. Some of the reasons for not participating in the nature activities, the distance to
more » ... , the distance to the natural areas, being away from the natural areas, the high cost concern, the fatigue due to the intensive working hours, the feeling of insecurity and not being able to reach the experts in the field have been shown. In addition, participants stated that the time they spent in nature with their children was not enough, accordingly, they did wrong to them and it pricked their conscience. As can be understood from the participant children's answers, tablet computer / phone usage is often seen as a compulsory choice. Children who have the desire to be in nature unfortunately feel the necessity to make electronic friends because of living conditions, and for this reason, they tend to use tablet computer/phone.
doi:10.5897/err2018.3629 fatcat:emmrikwd4rg5zlt5tgnid4yl24