Tag: children’s health

Your child’s social skills are more important than academic learning in early childhood and Kindergarten.

Parents…..Put away the flashcards….. Parents of young children tend to worry more about academic performance in literacy; reading and numeracy or numbers than they perhaps need to. Experts are telling us that development of the right side of the brain in the first years of life is the most important priority; this means bonding and…
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Is Too Much Screen Time Bad for Kids?

Screen time refers to the total time spent in front of a digital screen; be it an iPad, an iPhone, TV, or the home computer or play-station. 72% of parents reportedly claim their children are spending 2 hours or more in front of the screen per day. The problems with screens: LED lights in computer…
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Let’s talk about children’s health

Let’s talk with Dr Michelle Scholten about the importance of Children’s health and Outdoor Play. Changes in current society are affecting childhood experiences. Time for outdoor play is diminishing, contributing to more sedentary lifestyles, disconnected from the natural world. Recognising the importance of outdoor play for young children’s healthy growth, is vital. The importance of play…
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