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Why kids need financial education

Posted on 3rd September, 2013 | Find this under Featured, The Big Debate

Managing money is an essential life skill that, until now, has never been taught at school. Financial education will soon be part of the National Curriculum, but the responsibility of equipping kids for the harsh realities of economic life should be shared with parents, too, says Lianne Kolirin Hands up if you remember Pythagoras’ theorem, [...]

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Outdoor play: why it’s important

Posted on 19th August, 2013 | Find this under Featured, Well Being

Film-maker David Bond is on a mission to reconnect kids with nature and promote the benefits of outdoor play. Sue Palmer finds out about Project Wild Thing It started with a vague feeling of unease. His children’s lives were so different from his own childhood. ‘They have this huge appetite for technology,’ says film-maker David Bond. [...]

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Get growing

Posted on 8th August, 2013 | Find this under Education, Featured

This week is National Allotment Week, so what better time to get the kids outside and get planting? Lianne Kolirin dons her gardening gloves and finds out why it’s an ideal learning tool for children Gardening was once regarded as the preserve of the older generation but now it’s booming, particularly with families. And it [...]

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6 ways to ensure video games are safe for children

Posted on 5th August, 2013 | Find this under Featured, Yano Life

How to protect your children from extreme violence on their computer screens 1. Always check the age classification of a game and its subsections of content: violence, bad language, fear, etc. 2. Research the game and, ideally, play it yourself. 3. Play with your children, talking to them about which games they play on their own and which [...]

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