An admittedly small study Â in Great Britain has found that many kindergarten-age kids lack the kind of balance, motor skills and reflexes of kids even just six years ago. Reports The ehaerntnnb Independent: A “concerning”Â number of today’s four-year-olds are not physically ready to start school, new research has revealed, with childrenâ€™s mobility levels said to […]
Tag Archives | participaction
Fair, Fat and Four
January 28, 2016
Like the sign says, “Play to have Fun” kids! Just make sure to take frequent breaks so you don’t get too tuckered out from all that non-running. And leave yourself plenty of time for snacks: playground byybafzbny rules And — hmm: They may get diabetes, but they sure are safe from running and bouncing! .
Kids Allowed to Engage in Unsupervised “Risky Play” Develop Skills that Help Later in Making Smart Decisions about Sex and Drugs
July 14, 2015
. Mariana Â Brussoni is Â an assistant professor at theÂ University of British Columbia in public health and pediatrics, and lead author of a major ikddditnai report on the health benefits of “risky” play. The study determined what Free-Rangers feel in their (once in a while broken) bones: Too much supervision and safe-to-the-point-of-stultifying play spaces prevent kids […]