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How much exercise does my child need?

How much is enough? Physical activity guidelines for toddlers recommend that each day they: 1. Get at least 30 minutes of structured (adult-led) physical activity. 2. Get at least 60 minutes of unstructured (free play) physical activity. 3. Not be inactive for more than 1 hour at a time except when sleeping. What Kids Can…

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10 activities to keep the children engaged!

It requires a lot of patience, attention and energy to entertain children between 5-8 years of age. As parents, we want to give our children unconditional love and strengthen the parent-child bond. One of the ways this can be done is by spending more time with them; here are the best 10 activities to do…

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How to tell if your child is happy at school?

“I don’t want to go to school today!”, could be what your toddler might tell you on a Monday morning followed by crying, protesting and clinging. Often these symptoms coupled with ‘faking sickness’ could be one of the reasons to believe that your child may not be happy at school. Let’s find out ways to…

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Why is art important in early childhood?

  Play is the way children discover themselves – starting with their fingers, toes and gradually their whole body, mind and emotions. Play is an important part of childhood and art is one such form of play. Art is a language that allows us to express and develop our ideas and emotions; artistic activities are…

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Raising a toddler who doesn’t share

5 Creative activities that promote sharing: 1. Co-operative art: Your toddler and his friend get paper plates to decorate. They can make a face with the materials provided. Place decorative craft materials such as feathers, pom poms, and yarn on several small plates for the children to share. To encourage children to pass items to each other,…

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8 Exercise Games To Make Kids Active and Healthy

Dear Readers, I’m sure you will agree that we as children had a more active childhood than our current tech savvy generation has. These days our kids are so addicted to the screen that it makes us wonder if he/she is getting enough exercise. So rather than barring the children from using the digital device…

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Best Traditional Games For Children

Why are traditional games so important for children? With advance tech-gadgets becoming common in every household, the idea of games and fun is getting restrained to games on television, mobiles, computers, tablets, PlayStation and alike. Although these digital games are interesting and undoubtedly fun, excess of everything is bad. Remember the games that you grew…

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