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Topic: Children

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Updated guidelines for US children and youth

Earlier this month the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. There are new key guidelines for children ages three through five and updated...Read more
|Comment|author: Julia Zvobgo
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Children and play based learning

Children learn best when they’re having fun, and they are more likely to be having fun when they are playing. Children’s learning is optimal when they’re free to learn at their own pace and in their...Read more
|Comment|author: Melbourne Graduate School of Education

Closing streets to cars so kids can play

Overweight children. Urban isolation. Neighbours who’ve never spoken to each other. These are the problems being tackled by a free grassroots project encouraging kids all over the England to play in the road. In the Street...Read more
|Comment|author: Kim de Vos

Toronto study explores high density family housing

In this second part of her short series, Cities for Children and Families, the Canadian urbanist, Jillian Glover looks at how innovative housing design concepts are making downtown living more family-friendly than ever before. There are many...Read more
|Comment|author: Jillian Glover