play


Should we let our kids be bored?

Justin Coulson | 20 February 2019 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: boredom, child development, play, screens


How Winnie the Pooh teaches us the importance of play

Eleanor Byrne | 22 September 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: children's literature, play


Free your children from the pointless drudgery of summer camps

Brigitte Pellerin | 09 August 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: freedom, play, summer camp


Why we should play with our kids

Tamara El-Rahi | 12 April 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: children's health, Parenting, parenting, play


How kids can benefit from boredom

Teresa Belton | 26 September 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: boredom, children, education, play


Summer without an e-sitter - Can it be done?

Mary Cooney | 24 June 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: media, parenting, play


The lost world of Ramona Quimby

Naomi Schaefer Riley | 07 April 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: child development, children's literature, play


The benefits of risky play for kids

Ada Slivinski | 03 September 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: child safety, play, risk


Children who use the B word

Mariette Ulrich | 11 July 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: holidays, play
As a child growing up on the farm, my siblings (twelve of them) and I absolutely lived for summer holidays; we played hard and squeezed every bit of life and joy out of those two months away from school.


Pink Lego

Rebekah Hebbert | 08 February 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: childhood, feminism, play
Why are feminists throwing their toys out of the cot over a victory for girl power?


Boredom busters and brain boosters

Mary Cooney | 28 June 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: holiday, media, parenting, play
Ten tips on how to keep your kids happily busy during the summer holiday.


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