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Physical activity benefits children, parents, teachers and the community

How Many Physical Activities Do Preschool-Aged Kids Require?

Research conducted from 1986-2007 measuring the level of physical activity of over 10,000 preschool-aged kids (ranging in age from 2-6 years old) from 7 different countries concluded, nearly half of all children do not engage in sufficient physical activity¹. Standards set up by the National Association for Sport and More…

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back-to-school is the best time to invest in a play carpet

5 Ways to Use Play Carpets for Back-To-School

Not sure road play carpets are useful for back-to-school? Here are 5 ways you can use the City Life Play Carpet to enhance growth and development this fall: Social Play Place the play carpet in the middle of the room with some toy cars and building blocks. Tikes will More…

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Improving nap time in classrooms is easy with the right cots, rest mats and sheets

How to Improve Classroom Naptime 2.0

Does allotting time for naps seem unimportant? It may or may not surprise many parents and educators to learn research shows preschool kids benefit from classroom naptime. Naps enhance memory and support learning. Creating a Relaxing Napscape Improving naptime spaces begins with fostering a sense of relaxation, safety, consistency, More…

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Flex spaces need flexible seating options - Natalie Poth Influencer

Can Flexible Learning Spaces Support Wellness?

The heart and soul of every amazing flexible learning space is debatable. Yet, despite many good arguments, many educators agree classroom design significantly impacts the success of the ever-evolving needs of Gen. A kids as it pertains to learning. Why Kids Thrive According to research¹, teachers who participated in More…

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Bye-Bye Strollers are for Exploring and Discovering

Exploration Begins with a Bye-Bye® Stroller

Children learn about the world experientially. Every new sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch provides their developing brain with interesting data to process. Tikes don’t need more screen time. They need hands-on experience. It’s how they process their surroundings and learn to understand how they fit into their world. More…

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