How the Outdoors Makes Your Kids Smarter

How important is it to get your kids to put down the controller/remote/tablet/smartphone? The folks over at Outside Magazine take a look at the research surrounding exercise and outdoor activity and how going outside benefits our children. Some of the highlights: Exercise helps us imprint…

7 Reasons to Play

From The Genius of Play, an initiative by the Toy Industry Association, here are 7 ways that playtime can benefit your child. Children with access to a variety of toys were found to reach higher levels of intellectual achievement, regardless of the children’s sex, race or…

Fun Olympic Activities for Kids

The Opening Ceremonies of the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics start on August 5, and the summer games are a great time to engage your children and get them excited about participating in sports. Get the kiddos in the Olympic spirit by hosting your own backyard sporting events. Trampoline…

Children’s Right To Play

In 1989, the United Nations recognized that as part of a child’s essential human rights, he or she has the right “to rest and leisure, to engage in play and recreational activities appropriate to the age of the child and to participate freely in cultural…