Bizarre Practice of Russian Kindergarten (11 pics)

This Russian nursery may be situated in an area where the temperatures reach -20 degrees but they don’t let this stand in there way of having fun…


In a practice called tempering or hardening, these young children start their school day by sitting in a sauna. From there, they are taken outside to run in the snow naked, a feat which most adults couldn’t even accomplish.


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  1. mrmot22
    They will never get ill. Awesome.
  2. crispy
    Being used to the cold has ZERO impact on whether or not your body can fight off bacteria and/or viruses. Just being around a lot of kids from an early age will make children more immune later on.
  3. rikki_doxx
    And that's how the Russians beat the Germans.

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