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More than three-quarters of three- and four-year-olds spend too much time in front of a screen each day.
TORONTO - With Canadian children still failing to meet key physical activity targets, a new report is stressing the benefits of outdoor play and urging adults to give kids more freedom.After a decade...
As a child, I built a wonderful bond with Mother Nature. Nowadays, when I look at the empty playgrounds and parks near my house, I can tell a lot has changed since my childhood. My parents encouraged my friendship with Mother Nature by telling me to "go outside and play" on a daily basis. Where have all the children gone?
Lately, there's been a lot of buzz about active video games being a new tech solution to the inactivity crisis in Canadian kids. While active video games -- also called exergames -- may seem like a plausible way to get kids to exercise more, a recent review of academic literature suggests this may not be the case.
TORONTO - A charitable group is giving Ontario's kids a D-minus in physical activity.Active Healthy Kids Canada says it's issuing its first-ever Ontario supplement to its national report card for this...