From the moment of birth till the individual reach adult stage, there are a number of physical developments along with social and cognitive skills. These developmental phases are pronounced in the early ages. Individual child development to an adult depends on the social factors, micro familial factors, physical factors and also innate cognitive factors or the genetic factors. Psychologists, parents and teachers try to provide the child with the optimal condition for the child to show progression. In this notion, the query that arises is the role or the influence of nature in child development. While it has been established that individuals need to have the influence of nature and the outdoors, there is a obscurity that arises as to the nuances impact that nature has on the individual child development. Numbers of impediments prevent the children to play in nature and the outdoors. There are a number of researchers that state the nature has an integral role in the child development, these have been probed in this analysis to find out the role of nature in the development of the child.