Blog Category: Play & Nature Play

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Boys and gaming: finding the balance

Original article published at essentialkids.com.au Gaming on a computer or device is a wildly popular[...]

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Maggie’s message about natural playgrounds

There is clear and consistent evidence about the many benefits for children and the wider[...]

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Q&A webinar with parents – 3/02/2014

In this 1 hour recording of a live webinar Q&A conducted between Maggie and a[...]

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Let children judge risks, be resilient

When I was a young lass, most of the kids I knew only had to[...]

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A Bit of Shoosh Please… We’re Making Magic

When my four sons were young and I was working as a teacher life was[...]

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School Readiness – Helping Parents Decide

This article discusses how teachers can support parents in deciding if children are ready for[...]

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Buying gifts for children

This article was originally published at www.essentialbaby.com  Thrifty Christmas Might be the Magic Pudding When[...]

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Healthy Play vs Unhealthy Play

Most of you know how passionate I am about children having childhoods that are as[...]

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The dirty secret about raising kids: It’s child’s play

I am going to let you in on a little secret about raising children. It’s[...]

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Building Resilience within the EYLF

Every child deserves to have the best start possible especially in the first five years.[...]

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Free Audio Collection

Sleepytime and Safe’n’Sound audio tracks These 2 free audio tracks may be useful to parents[...]

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Eat More Dirt!

Maggie joined Mel James in the Guestroom, on ABC Radio in Darwin to discuss how[...]

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Thrifty Christmas might be the magic pudding

A survey released by the Australian National Retailers Association this week (week ending 20/11/09) reported[...]