Indoor and Outdoor Recreational Activities | Importance of Recreational Activities

LESSON – RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES 

TOPIC

  • Meaning and Importance of Recreation Activities
  • Components of Recreation Activities
  • Indoor and Outdoor Recreational Activities

 

INTRODUCTION

Recreation is the after work sporting activities or free time activity that for pressure, fitness enhancement or enjoyment.

People choose the activities that good for their health, refresh their body and mind, making their leisure time more interesting a e enjoyable.

 

RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES 

The following are examples of recreation activities,

  • Playing music and dancing
  • Watching television or video
  • Jogging
  • Horse riding
  • Cycling
  • Drawing and painting
  • Reading and writing for pressure
  • Fishing
  • Hurtling wild animals
  • Playing cards, ludo, etc.
  • Singing

 

IMPORTANCE OF RECREATION

The importance of recreation are as follows:

1. It unites family.

2. It reduces stress.

3. It improves life quality.

4. It promotes healthy quality.

5. It creates room for friendship.

6. It enhances friendship skills.

7. It builds self esteem.

8. It reduces boredom.

9. It creates room for enjoyment.

10. It protects the environment.

11. It promotes cultural diversity.

12. It increases tourism.

13. It creates space to feel and enjoy nature.

14. It creates place for social interaction.

 

COMPONENTS OF RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES 

There are two (2) components of recreational activities,

1. Indoor reactions

2. Outdoor recreational

 

INDOOR RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES 

Indoor recreational activities are physical activities that are carried out inside the house, hall, classroom or any place under the roof. 

Examples of indoor activities are as follows:

  • Playing music
  • Drawing and painting
  • Sewing
  •  Watching television
  • Playing of indoor games such as cards, Ludo, Scrabble and Chess
  • Reading or writing for pleasure, dancing
  • Singing
  • Clubbing

 

OUTDOOR OF RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES 

Outdoor recreational activities are physical activities that take place in a natural setting.

Examples of outdoor activities are as follows:

  • Walking
  • Jogging
  • Playing outdoor games
  • Swimming
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Camping
  • Picnicking
  • Gardening
  • Canoeing
  • Horse riding
  • Hiking
  • River rafting
  • Mountaineering

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Answer all the questions.

1. explain the meaning of recreation.

2. give 10 of recreational activities.

3. mention at least 5 important of recreation.

4. differentiate between indoor and outdoor recreational activities.

5. classify the following as indoor and outdoor activities,

  • Playing music and dancing
  • Watching television or video
  • Jogging
  • Horse riding
  • Cycling
  • Drawing and painting
  • Reading and writing for pressure
  • Fishing
  • Hurtling wild animals
  • Playing cards, ludo, etc.
  • Singing   

 

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