THE CASE FOR RECESS: Why We Need to Bring Back Free Play

Are children’s physical and mental health and recess related? You bet. Recess is important. It’s the opportunity for children to move their bodies, make new friends, and jump into imaginary worlds. If done correctly, recess can be an invaluable component to foster ..

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EXPLORE MORE - WORRY LESS: Our kids depend on it.

I have been asked to contribute with 19 other expert bloggers to the Blog Series, Happy New Year, Healthy Kids http://theinspiredtreehouse.com/happy-new-year-healthy-kids-home/ about exploration with children outdoors. Here is my contribution: I have such fond memor ..

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We don't entertain - We empower!

What makes TimberNook programming different from other camps? Besides the strong developmental background and therapeutic benefits to our camps, I would have to say that we are unique because we aren't in the business of entertaining children--like many camps are custom  ..

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