Issue 38 | 13 January 2015

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Of interest this week
Aussie accent baffles our bubs
A new study finds Australian babies are more likely to understand Canadians than their own compatriots as Aussie infants struggle to understand some vowel sounds spoken in the local accent...»
Could playing Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker” and other music improve kids’ brains?
A study has found that musical training might help kids focus their attention, control their emotions and diminish their anxiety...»
Helping parents understand infant sleep patterns
Most parents are not surprised by the irregularity of a newborn infant’s sleep patterns, but by six months or so...»
Pets may improve social skills of children with autism
A University of Missouri researcher recently found that children with autism have stronger social skills when any kind of pet lived in the home...»
Domestic abuse may affect children in womb
Domestic violence can affect children even before they’re born, indicates new research...»
Smart seat to rescue kids left in cars
Summer brings a greater risk of babies or toddlers left unattended in cars – sometimes with devastating consequences...»
Kids not negatively impacted by weight management programs
Weight management programs for overweight children do not negatively impact body satisfaction, research shows...»

Competition winners
The winners of the 'Lego Movie PS4' game and the 'Son of Batman' DVDs have been announced! »
The winners of the set of two games Rubik’s Void & Shuffle 'Cluedo' have been announced! »

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Educational crafts
Teaching young kids to sew
Preschoolers and older children will enjoy this fun sewing activity...»
Make your own stained glass window decorations
Help your child learn and develop fine motor skills...»
Sandwich art
Follow these simple tips and you’ll have your kids smiling with delight when they sit down to lunch...»


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