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Richmond Kids Blog

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Where’s your Talk Spot??

What do cars, playgrounds, bedrooms, and restaurants have in common? They’re all places where you can make a Talk Spot!

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07 May

The Importance of Play

“Play is our brain’s favorite way of learning.” D.Ackerman
Play is often seen as the opposite of work. However, play is much more than that. It is a way for children to learn about the world while exploring and testing their own limits.

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19 Feb

Supporting Kindness and Compassion in children

Did you know that 1 in 5 Canadian children are impacted by bullying?

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05 Feb

The Importance Of Family Routines

As families settle into a new year and children return to school following the winter break, it can be a good time to remind ourselves of the importance of family routines.

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15 Jan

Fewer Toys Can Mean More - And Better - Play

A new study suggests that when it comes to toys and play, less may be more. The researchers were curious about whether the number of toys in a room would affect how children played, including how many toys they played with and how long they spent with each toy.

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18 Dec

Kids Need To Move, Sit & Sleep Every Day

As young children grow and develop they need to move, sleep and sit the right amounts each day to be healthy. Many people think of young children as naturally active. However, only 13 percent of Canadian preschoolers are getting the recommended amount of physical activity and sleep in their days.

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05 Dec

How To Scare Tooth Decay Away This Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner and that means ghosts, witches - and tooth decay! Okay, children might not get tooth decay right away, but Halloween is just the start of the treats and sweets season.

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16 Oct

Educating The Hearts Of Children

While there is a great emphasis in our society on academic achievement, research tells us that helping our children grow to be compassionate, kind, engaged and happy will have a profound positive effect on their social, emotional and spiritual well-being.

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03 Oct

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