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    Let's Play
    ‘Play’, simply put, is a spontaneous activity that children do to amuse and occupy their time. Play helps children develop socially, emotionally, physically as well as train and enhance their cognitive abilities. The nature of play offers children a chance to control unpredictable events by employing certain skills such as creativity, problem solving, negotiation, cooperation, ...
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    Engaging All His Senses
    The first three years of your baby’s life are critical for him to develop, both physically and mentally. To optimise his brain’s development, he will need to be constantly stimulated. In a newborn, about 1.8 million synaptic connections are developing per second and whether these connections survive or wither away depends on the nature of ...
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    Shake That Booty!
    Dance can be considered a form of learning which most children will not only enjoy, but also find it a fun way of learning by doing (kinaesthetic learning). Best of all, with the increasing statistics of child obesity, dance represents an excellent form of exercise! After all, it is part of the Ministry of Health’s ...
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    Chubbier is Not Better: Stop Childhood Obesity
    Nutrition Survey of Malaysian Children (SEANUTS Malaysia) showed that the prevalence of overweight and obesity for children 6 months to 12 years old were 9.8 % and 11.8 %, respectively. Other studies conducted by the Nutrition Society of Malaysia (NSM) show a higher prevalence of childhood obesity in Malaysia: NSM study (2010) in Kuala Lumpur, ...
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    Get Your Child Moving
    As a parent, your child’s health should be your top priority. An important but often overlooked aspect is ensuring that he gets enough physical activity on a daily basis. The type of physical activity referred to here is the outdoor rather than indoor type and there is research linking physical activity to better sleep and ...
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    Exercising for Self-Esteem
    Psychosocial wellbeing is important to the healthy development of a child. Children are subjected to stress when they move out from the safe and comfortable environment of their homes. For many children, this experience will begin with leaving home for pre-school. A confident child with healthy self-esteem is able to adapt to the changes and ...