The Value of the Early Years

Around 90% of brain development occurs in the first 5 years. Let that sink in for a minute. The growth and development that occurs in the brain in its first 5 years will never be matched for the rest of its life. The first 5 years are where the ‘wiring’ of the brain occurs. This…

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Just Go Outside!

We are finding ourselves in a time that is very unfamiliar. With all the awful negatives affiliated with the COVID19 pandemic, there are definitely a few positives that some of us are experiencing. Getting outside and being physically active has challenges with social distancing and the cancellation of organized sport.  However, many of us now…

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The Ian Potter Children’s WILD PLAY Garden

Located in the heart of Centennial Park this magical play space offers children and adults alike an opportunity to immerse themselves in an oasis of nature-play and adventure. It will be no surprise to many of you that this is my dream for children, to have access to nature as often as possible.  The chance…

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