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Garden of knowledge

Wed, 10/12/2014 - 10:35am

KYLIE MCGREGOR profiles Kindlehill School and its ever-evolving gardens.

Treating head lice

Treating head lice

Tue, 25/03/2014 - 10:03am

With the incidence of head lice on the rise, KYLIE McGREGOR looks at the shift towards chemical-free treatments.

The allergy epidemic

Wed, 05/06/2013 - 1:58pm

KYLIE McGREGOR looks at the sudden rise in childhood allergies, in particular food allergies, and ways to reduce the risks.

Top of the class

Tue, 07/08/2012 - 8:59pm

A small Victorian primary school has earned top marks with an inspiring environmental program, including natural wetlands, energy saving, permaculture gardens, chooks and more. PENNY WOODWARD...

State of play

Sun, 29/07/2012 - 4:06pm

KYLIE McGREGOR looks at the importance of outdoor play and why children should be swapping screen time for ‘green’ time.

Why Kids Need Nature

Mon, 09/04/2012 - 11:50am

KYLIE McGREGOR looks at the importance of outdoor play and why children should be swapping screen time for ‘green’ time.

Be smart, avoid pesticides

Sun, 02/10/2011 - 12:13pm

New studies have found a link between prenatal exposure to certain pesticides and lower IQs in children, reports SIMON WEBSTER.

Cubbies too cool for school

Thu, 29/09/2011 - 4:54pm

Cool Cubbies are enough to make big kids green with envy, reports SIMON WEBSTER.

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