The science is in. All kids deserve to thrive in mind and body. But in order for them to reach their full mental, emotional and intellectual potential, we have to foster the important connection between the health of the body and of the brain.
It’s time to turn the idea of breaks on its head.
Do you ever wonder how the physical activity of Canadian kids compares to children around the world? Now you don’t have to.
Emerging research from the 2016 ParticipACTION Report Card shows there is an important relationship among sleep, physical activity and sedentary behaviour in Canadian kids.
At this time of year, it’s easy for parents to get overwhelmed by all the tips and tricks for how to set up their children for success in the coming school year. What books should they be reading? What stationery do they need? What time should they go to sleep? The list…
Les enfants qui sont épuisés après avoir couru partout dorment mieux, et ceux qui ont bien dormi ont plus d’énergie pour courir.26,27 La société commence à s’intéresser au fait que l’inverse est aussi vrai et troublant : les enfants ne bougent pas assez pour être fatigués…
There’s nothing quite like a day at the beach; the scent of the water, the sight of the rolling tide, and the serene sound of the waves sliding onto the shore – it’s truly one of the best ways to unplug from your everyday life.
Unplug and Play Infographic
Each day through the school year, teachers face the question of how to engage students and create an upbeat classroom environment. The answer? GoNoodle, a free online library of “brain break” videos designed to get kids moving during the school day.