When Kids Play Too Rough

When Kids Play Too Rough Written by Deb Hopper Published in    Great Health Guide articles available in Audio:   Learning to play and interact with other children or adults is one of the most complex skills that children learn. Play teaches children about developing physical skills and co-ordination, developing cognitive and thinking conception, solving

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Learning With Games At Home

Learning Games to play at Home - Occupational Therapist - Deb Hopper

Learning with Games at Home Written by Deb Hopper Published in Great Health Guide articles available in Audio: Children naturally love to play games. Play is the ‘occupation’ of children and is how they learn the best. Even though this comes naturally for children, in the past few years TV and other screens (tablet/phone games)

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Helping Hyperactive & Busy Kids

Helping Hyperactive and Busy Kids Written by Deb Hopper Published in Great Health Guide articles available in Audio: Every child has a different base energy level and this can be impacted from day to day depending on how much sleep they had, what is happening at home or school or if their routine has been

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Tips For Travelling With Children

Tips For Travelling With Children

Travelling with Children Written by Deb Hopper Published in Great Health Guide articles available in Audio: CLICK HERE FOR THE AUDIO VERSION: School holidays are the perfect time to jump in the car and visit family and friends that we haven’t seen for a long time. Often this means a long car and/or plane trip.

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Fireworks Survival Guide

New Year’s Eve starts with a bang and it should. The fireworks fascinates almost everybody. The light, colour and sound adds to their brilliance. It’s definitely intense, complex, unexpected with fast pace movement, and that is why it’s alerting and exciting for us. But for many children, the fireworks can be scary, overwhelming or even

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