Since “rainforest kids” live closer to nature than the average American child, they learn things that are helpful in the environment around them. From an early age many children learn how to fish, hunt, and collect materials and food from the forest. Instead of going to a playground or a shopping mall for fun, children in places like the Amazon spend most of their time outdoors playing in the forest and in rivers and streams.
PHOTOS OF RAINFOREST PEOPLE
By Rhett Butler
Date published: June 24, 2004 | Last updated: March 21, 2014