Topic: Health

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Screen time, babies and kids: The latest important information 2017

Screen time is here to stay and for children under the age of five years is rising at an alarming rate. Screens, in their multitude of forms, will be a part of your children’s lives at some point. What parents really need to be on top of is; the latest research findings, what experts are recommending and alternative ways to engage babies and children without screens. Read more...
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Bare feet for babies and children – Improves memory!

Those who come along to BabyROO, GymbaROO and KindyROO know how insistent we are at having babies and children remove their socks and shoes for playing and climbing. Bare feet not only stimulate healthy development of the muscles and tendons in the feet and legs, but also provide us with important balance and navigation skills and, as new research tells us, improved memory. Read more...
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Get active with your children, the payoff is immense!

At GymbaROO and KindyROO we have always strongly advocated the importance of motor development in the first years of life to later success at school. The relationship between motor development and school success is gaining much greater traction and support as research is finding more and more, that children who do well academically also have high levels of motor skill ability. Read more...
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Kids learning ability jumps 2 years with 25 minute GymbaROO movement program 3x a week

In this study the average neurological age of the children participating in the GymbaROO UP movement program increased by an average of nearly TWO YEARS in the 10-12 month testing period. Conversely, the non-participating group improved their average neurological age by ONLY SIX MONTHS over the same time period. The movement classes were run in place of literacy or numeracy sessions. Read more...
Healthy-eating. GymbaROO Active Babies Smart Kids

How to help your child develop healthy eating habits from the start.

Meal times with young children can be so much fun but as we all know they can so very quickly turn to custard and be the most frustrating experience of our day! Food is such an important factor when it comes to little ones excelling in the classroom in the future. Here are some great ideas about how to establish a healthy relationship between your children and the food they eat. Read more...