I Learned it on the Playground

from: Hollyburn Elementary School by  Valerie Bradyon 4/4/2013 Playground interactions are the building blocks of rich childhood memories.  Playing freely on a playground with other children is more than just fun and games.  It is a way for children to master social skills and learn about themselves and the world around them.  The benefits of children’s play andContinue reading “I Learned it on the Playground”

Motivating Kids To Be Active

from: KidsHealth.org Keeping Kids Active Anyone who’s seen kids on a playground knows that most are naturally physically active and love to move around. But what might not be apparent is that climbing to the top of a slide or swinging from the monkey bars can help lead kids to a lifetime of being active.Continue reading “Motivating Kids To Be Active”

Vote for Cara Zara: Best Birthday Party Entertainer

Vote for CARA ZARA in Charlotte Magazine’s “Best of the Best” BOB Awards for Best Birthday Party Entertainer! Voting ends Sunday February 22nd. Thank you! Cara Zara http://charlottemagazine.secondstreetapp.com/l/BOB-Awards–Services–Family-2015/Ballot/Family

Benefits of Physical Exercise for Kids

Stop the digital press! They forgot to add hula-hooping to their list of fitness activities for kids! When most adults think about exercise, they imagine working out in the gym on a treadmill or lifting weights. But for kids, exercise means playing and being physically active. Kids exercise when they have gym class at school,Continue reading “Benefits of Physical Exercise for Kids”

ADHD by the Numbers: Facts, Statistics, and You

ADHD by the Numbers: Facts, Statistics, and You Written by Kimberly Holland and Elsbeth Riley | Illustrations by Tony Bueno | Published on September 4, 2014 Medically Reviewed by George T. Krucik, MD, MBA on September 4, 2014 Overview Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental disorder that most often occurs in children. SymptomsContinue reading “ADHD by the Numbers: Facts, Statistics, and You”