Keeping Hydrated

Did you know that our bodies are made of approximately 70 percent water? And studies show that approximately 80% of Australians live in a state of chronic dehydration? Water in our bodies has many functions including regulating our body temperature, digesting food and excreting waste. Your body loses water throughout the day through sweating, breathing…

Healthy Recipes

Hummus Dip Hummus is probably one of the best known Middle Eastern foods due to its popularity worldwide. The main ingredient in Hummus is chickpeas. Chickpeas contain a large amount of iron, which is important in building strong muscles and keep your brain healthy. Eating chickpeas also reduces your chance of getting diabetes, improves concentration,…

Bringing education outdoors

Bringing children outdoors during class has become increasingly popular in recent years, but just how beneficial are outdoor activities to a child’s development? Debbie Agnew, Manager of National Tree Day says “the outdoor setting has a positive impact on a range of student behaviours and is all linked to cognitive function, memory, imaginative play, creativity…

The Benefits of Organised Sport

Organised sport is a great way for children to participate in regular physical activity. Not only does sport increase a child’s physical fitness, it’s also is a great way for children to learn and build on life skills such a respect, self-esteem, confidence and teamwork. Organised sport is about more than just benefiting a child…