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Teach kids to eat well in a fun way

10/15/19

Teach kids to eat well in a fun way

Getting kids to eat well can be an uphill battle, made significantly more difficult with the increasing number of convenient, delicious, albeit wildly unhealthy options available to them. In order to help reverse this trend, we need to be able to provide our kids with the tools to make positive choices around their food, while [...] Read More

BOKS Canada 5th anniversary

09/13/19

BOKS Canada 5th anniversary

BOKS CELEBRATES 5 YEARS OF PROVIDING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, WELLNESS AND FUN FOR CANADIAN CHILDREN   BOKS IS NOW PRESENT IN MORE THAN 1,300 CANADIAN SCHOOLS IN ALL 10 PROVINCES AND 3 TERRITORIES   Join BOKS as we celebrate 5 years in Canada (Facebook event here), from September 23 to September 27, by participating in our week-long celebration [...] Read More

Reflections on 5 Years of BOKS

09/04/19

Reflections on 5 Years of BOKS

September 24 marks an important day for BOKS, and an important one for me personally. It was 5 years ago, on September 24, 2014, that I was working at the Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB). My role at the time was to help integrate a JK (Junior Kindergarten) student who was on the autism [...] Read More

How to Help Kids Cope with their Fear of Going Back to School

08/23/19

How to Help Kids Cope with their Fear of Going Back to School

It’s that time of year again- shopping lists, final vacations, and soaking up the last of the summer sun. Back to School: a joy for some, and a significant challenge for others. We can help our kids overcome their fear of heading back to the classroom for another year with a few simple tips and [...] Read More