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Active Kids Have Healthier Brains!

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Active Kids Have Healthier Brains!

New study published recently in the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise confirms a link between exercise in kids and brain health. Got a test coming?....maybe it is a good time to and do a PuzzleTrail?? Read the full article here

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Why our children need nature so much!

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Why our children need nature so much!

  In the article below, Richard Louv, author of many books on the topic, including "The Nature Principle" and co-founder of the "Children & Nature Network" explores why the connection between children and nature is so important.     READ MORE

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"Plastic shrubs & fake grass just won't cut it!"

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"Plastic shrubs & fake grass just won't cut it!"

Mounting evidence links increasing childhood shortsightedness with lack of real outdoor time. This article explored the issue of childcare centres that are swapping real outdoor space for 'fake outdoors' ... READ MORE          

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"Turn it off, please!" - dealing with "Techno-Tantrum"

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"Turn it off, please!" - dealing with "Techno-Tantrum"

You may know the scene....when your otherwise well-adjusted child has a meltdown when we ask for our smartphone to be handed over, or the TV to be switched off. Loved this article from KidsHealthAustralia for its explanation of the causes and selection of practical tips to help you and your child manage the effect. READ HERE

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Do you stop playing as you get old? ...or do you get old as you stop playing!

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Do you stop playing as you get old? ...or do you get old as you stop playing!

'We don't stop playing because we get old, we get old because we stop playing'  - George Bernard Shaw We loved this concept at PuzzleTrails HQ so thought we'd share.Get the whole family involved, the kids will love it and a PuzzleTrail is the perfect activity. Read the full article

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