I know I know… it is dangerous to climb on a TV but, I bet you didn’t know that they were invented in the same year, 1920. Well its true.The first steel Jungle gym was invented in 1920 and was … Read more about What do Jungle gyms and TV’s have in common?
My very personal introduction to ADHD‘Without your son being on Ritalin, we cannot accept him in our school.’ These were the words ringing in my head as I left the premises of our local preschool … Read more about ADHD in the Playground
From Poor Prognosis to Beautiful BallerinaEvery time I see her perform on stage, that choked up feeling just overwhelms me. Sarah is my precious baby girl, born 16 years ago. I want to share … Read more about Sarah’s Story
Are you a mother (like me) who has discovered her child climbing the burglar bars? Yep, not great for the heart! Be assured…it IS normal, and it IS good for them to climb.Climbing is … Read more about Yes, Climbing IS good!
I must admit, after a couple of hours of research on the benefits of swinging, I rushed outside to the workshop and stated, ‘You have got to build me a swing!’ If the research is right, I want to … Read more about Swinging and Concentration
What are Balance and Coordination?Balance refers to the ability to keep a controlled position or posture during a specific task. Walking, climbing or even sitting all require balance. There are … Read more about How can I help my child’s balance?
It would seem that trying to correct pencil grip is becoming a real issue for teachers and definitely needs some looking into. It is easy to jump to the conclusion that we need to … Read more about What do monkey bars and a pencil grip have in common?