Entries by Piptree

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Nature Play in Early Childhood

Children learn best while playing. The best place for them to play is the outdoors, where there are no physical, mental or emotional restrictions. Children can be left to their own devices as the adults supervise from afar, or participate in child-led play. Nature play will reap many benefits. It will significantly improve all aspects […]

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Loving-Kindness Meditation for Mindfulness

Mindfulness teaches your child to not look at what they would like, but to focus on what is already there. It is very easy to look at someone else and be envious or jealous of something they have. Loving-kindness meditation can develop goodwill, kindness, and warmth towards others and themselves. It has tremendous benefits — […]

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Energise Your Child with Mindfulness Exercises

It is important to balance periods of movement with time spent sitting still during the day for you and your child. Engaging in light, physical meditation is just as beneficial as a calm, sit-down meditation. A study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine showed that acute physical activities enhance executive function.1 Executive function […]