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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.

Recent research shows that our children are spending dramatically...

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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