How working women can keep it up, even while pregnant

by Jen Dugard   In the 2019 Canadian Guidelines for Physical Activity During Pregnancy, it is recommended that pregnant women should aim to get at least 150mins per week of moderate-intensity activity per week to achieve clinically meaningful health benefits… Continue Reading >

5 Winter Activities for Children

Are you at loss on how to keep your child active these colder months? Here are five fantastic winter sports your child will enjoy. Let’s keep your child moving with these outdoor exercise ideas to keep them healthy and entertained… Continue Reading >

4 ways to encourage nature-based play with your child and why it matters

Media kindly brought to you by Plum Play  Take the modern world’s increasing amount of ‘screen time’, urban living arrangements that limit access to green spaces, throw in a pandemic with enforced home lockdowns, and it’s no surprise that kids’… Continue Reading >

Activity Ideas to Engage Children in Learning about Polar Bears

One of our favourite environmental celebration days to engage children in is International Polar Bear Day, held annually on 27th February. This coincides with the time when polar bear mums and cubs are snug in their dens. The focus is… Continue Reading >

Understanding the Dangers of Child and Teen Online Activity

Do you know what your children are doing online? The digital world has moved so fast for parents that many don’t understand how their kids are being influenced or targeted online. They underestimate the disastrous consequences of internet bullying, low… Continue Reading >

Top 10 tips to ease your child’s separation anxiety

Separation anxiety is common among children of all ages. It’s the normal fear expressed when removed from their mothers or caregivers. It starts as early as 7 months and continues, but we can help ease out that feeling as early… Continue Reading >

Separation Anxiety

It is natural for young children to feel anxious when saying goodbye. Even though separation anxiety is a normal stage of development it is very difficult to cope with. Being empathic to the child in supporting them through the anxiety… Continue Reading >

How to Make Sparkly Snow Globes

Eco glitter snow globes are a fun and easy DIY sustainability activity. They make perfect handmade gifts for occasions like Christmas, or beautiful decorations for any space. This activity allows children to exercise choice through selection of materials, learn about… Continue Reading >

Playtime with Food to Help your Fussy Eater

Playtime with food may help your fussy eater according to a range of studies*. Understanding food from a sensory perspective has been shown to reduce the fear of new foods in children. Around the world scientists, educators and feeding professionals… Continue Reading >

DIY Sparkly Recycled Cardboard Roll Flowers

The perfect DIY gift! Eco glitter cardboard rolls flowers make perfect gifts for any occasion. We run this activity with children 3-5 years old, but it can be adapted to any age group. It’s a great way to show children… Continue Reading >