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Saturday, 29 Jan 2022
Category: Sports & Recreation

Teenagers and free time

Teenagers need free time to explore their own interests, be with friends or just unwind. If you and your teenage child can find free time activities to enjoy together, it can be a great way to build your relationship. How teenagers spend free time All teenagers are different. But many enjoy spending their free time […]

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Travel with children by car, plane, bus and train

Family travel with kids sometimes involves long journeys by car, plane, bus or train – or all four. Starting with safety and comfort, our practical tips can help you take the stress out of travelling with kids. Travelling with kids by car: car comfort tips It can help to keep the things you and your […]

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Planning holidays with kids

Holidays with kids are a great time for your family to catch up and enjoy time together. With realistic expectations and some extra planning, you’ll all get the most out of your family’s break from day-to-day routines. Planning holidays with kids Whether you’re hanging out in one spot or heading off to explore, holidays with kids are […]

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Developing life skills through sports

Sport isn’t just good for children’s bodies; it’s good for their minds too. Studies have shown that sport has psychological benefits for children and adolescents and teaches them important life skills. Organised sport has many psychological and social benefits for children – even more than the physical activity during play. Researchers think this is because […]

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Top 5 – Circus Classes Flying High In Melbourne

As a discipline that mixes fun with fitness, circus has gone gangbusters in recent years. It encourages coordination, confidence and cognitive skills, while never seeming like a chore. See our profile on Kids in Motion for how some centres have used elements of circus skills within wider programs, but for purists, these five Melbourne studios below […]

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Running Rings Around Kids

Port Melbourne hub Kids in Motion is a genius hybrid of different fitness disciplines for all ages. David Hannan’s brainwave came in the early 1990s, while he was teaching kung fu in Santa Monica. During some time out, he did what any self-respecting fitness fanatic would do and headed for the ocean. But he found […]

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Physical Activity – Guidelines and Recommendations

Physical activity plays an important role in helping you stay fit and healthy, now and throughout your life. It helps you in all sorts of ways, including: staying at a healthy weight growing strong bones and muscles better balance and flexibility improving your posture developing cardiovascular fitness maintaining blood pressure, cholesterol and insulin sensitivity (risk […]

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Trampoline safety

Trampolines are great fun and children love them. But they’re also a common source of preventable backyard injuries. Some simple precautions can help ensure trampoline safety for your children. Trampoline safety precautions Some basic trampoline safety precautions can go a long way: Wait until your child is older than six years before getting a trampoline. […]

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Playground safety: fun without tears

Playgrounds are great places for your child to play outdoors with other children, have fun and test physical skills. Supervision is the best way to ensure playground safety and prevent outdoor injuries. Playgrounds and playground safety Children get so much good out of playing in playgrounds. Outdoor play is great for their physical, social and […]

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