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Kids Benefit More Playing With Boxes Than With Expensive Toys
2014-03-03 15:12:15

Cheap parents rejoice! Australian researchers have found that giving buckets, boxes and other makeshift toys push children to be more creative and active than being in a normal playground setting.

2014-02-13 23:28:17

Outdoor Rubber Tiles Help Keep Children Safer Milltown, WI (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Greatmats, an online dealer of specialty flooring, has introduced

2014-01-09 23:04:43

More than 70% of injuries to children 14 years old and younger occur on the playground. Milltown, WI (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 According to the

2014-01-07 23:26:25

Totally Swing Sets, an online retailer of swing sets and children's playgrounds, is now carrying products from Backyard Odyssey, a leader in kid's playscapes. West

2013-11-27 23:21:11

Curious Hat today announced that it has launched Curious Playground, the latest interactive, educational app of the portfolio which has earned acclaim from parents, educators and designers around

2013-10-31 23:33:16

In Toronto, Milaa program for children features a development-driven obstacle course specifically designed to enrich a child's

2013-09-16 23:20:58

More daycares, schools and service organizations are turning to synthetic turf playgrounds for the safety and development of the kids they serve. Dalton, Geogia

2013-09-12 23:32:15

Kaley Cuoco will serve as Grand Marshal for Shane's Inspiration's Walk & Roll and Marine turned fitness model, Alex Minsky, will lead the warm-up.

2013-08-29 23:04:51

To help support the ‘Maximise play and learning opportunities outside the classroom initiative’, the school play equipment specialists have added several new and exciting designs to their

2013-08-22 12:53:36

Half of all UK seven year olds are sedentary for six to seven hours every day, and only half clock up the recommended daily minimum of moderate to vigorous physical activity.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.