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Tag: Kids

Kids on their screens more than ever, could lead to diseases

Australian adolescents are spending more time than ever on screens, increasing the likelihood their sedentary lifestyle will lead to chronic diseases.

Gary the Garbo invites you to get onboard

For young garbage truck fans, a new crowd-funding campaign supports publication of a children’s book about 'Gary the Garbo'.

Fruit and vegetables linked to children’s mental health

Eating fruit and vegetables is linked with being good for children's mental health, new research suggests.

September school holidays – in lockdown

Lockdown doesn't have to mean 'locked-in' these September school holidays - here's a few suggestions to keep the kids busy.

Everybody’s welcome: new band a hit for kids

Good music, inclusivity and lots of fun are the focus of Newcastle’s latest children’s band.  The Quokkas, featuring Nick Gill, Komiti Levai, Matt McLaren, Pam Hyde and Stef Tuyl, formed last year to...

Stuck for some school holiday ideas?

Take stock parents and carers, we are midway through the first week of January 2021. This means you’ve made it to the halfway mark of the summer school holidays. With the blur of Christmas...

BMX at Redhead: What do you think?

Redhead is being billed as the next home of BMX, if the community agrees. Lake Macquarie City Council will begin asking residents in Redhead and surrounds this weekend whether they support a potential...

Active kids: learning and practising movements

It’s time to start thinking of what we can do for healthy movement and exercise for our kids over the summer break.