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The Benefits Of Positive Play

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Children from varying ages are affected by bullying, particularly those who come from areas which are deprived of ideal resources which positively impact a child’s development. That is why through its Siyasizana initiative, SASKO aims to restore over 1000 playgrounds in South Africa by 2024. The goal is to help …

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5 Fun Backyard Games For Kids Of All Types

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Backyard games are a simple yet fun way of keeping your kids physically active. And after receiving an excellent response for DIY yard games, we have put together five fun backyard games that require little to no need for any arts and crafts, perfect for quick playdates. Red Light, Yellow …

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5 Ways To Get Your Kids Unplugged And Outside

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Tracy Williams, successful entrepreneur, Head of Sales and Operations at Rolux and mom of twins, has some ideas on getting your kids to ditch their screens this December and dirty their hands in the garden instead. It’s every parent’s greatest challenge in the digital age – balancing children’s screen time …

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The Importance of Outdoor Education

More than 20 years ago, Somerset College learners undertook the school’s first Trek. The advantages observed highlighted the importance of outdoor learning and the school, based in Somerset West, now offers dedicated experiences for all age groups from Grade 1 to Grade 11. Why Outdoor Education? A number of studies …

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10 Gift Ideas for Outdoor Kids

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Playing outdoors and being active in nature is essential for the health and general well-being of your kids. Anything that you can do to encourage your child to spend more time in nature is well worth looking at. If you are looking for a super special gift for a child …

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6 Simple Survival Skills to Teach Your Kids


Good parenting involves protecting your children from possible situations that can bring harm to them. Therefore, it is your ultimate responsibility as a parent to educate your children so that they can know how to respond to an emergency. This involves empowering them with basic survival skills. Since kids love …

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Best Outdoor Games Good For Children’s Health

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Children need games to develop their motor, cognitive and social skills, learn to establish rules through dialogue and negotiation while developing their body and mind, as well as training skills such as balance, precision, strength, spatial orientation or rhythm. On the other hand, games also contribute in children to form …

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Vitamin-N for the Kids

Vitamin N for the Kids

The goal of parenting is to bring up healthy and well-rounded individuals, who live cooperatively in society. In the last few years, there has been a worrisome increase in Sensory Processing Disorders (SPD) among kids. Children can’t seem to process the input from their sensory organs. We were taught about …

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