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February, 2017

  1. OUTDOOR GAMES

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    February 22, 2017 by Polarn O. Pyret

    OUTDOOR GAMES In the right clothes, you can play outdoors all year round. Here are tips for three fun games. RUN AND FIND What you need: Pieces of paper, pencils and lots of energy for running Each player gets one or more pieces of paper and writes the name of an object on each piece of paper. The pieces of paper are placed in a pile or in a container if you have one. The players divide into two teams. One person from each team takes one piece of paper; these two players set off at the same time to find the object that is written on their piece of paper. The first player to come back with their object gets one point. Continue until …
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  2. KEEP IT UNDER THE HAT

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    February 17, 2017 by Polarn O. Pyret

    Keep it under the hat Did you know that increased amounts of body heat escape through our heads when we forget to wear a hat? The secret is finding the right one! Children who move around a lot, tend to keep warm don’t need as much on their heads as children who sit still when they play. Watch how your child plays and feel the back of her neck to determine if it’s warm or cold – that will give you an idea of their body temperature. A thinner cap is best, or a balaclava that also covers part of the face, topped with a windproof cap. Then you can take the windproof cap off to ventilate without exposing the head directly to the cold. …
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  3. DRESS FOR THE SLOPES

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    February 8, 2017 by Polarn O. Pyret

    What do you need on the ski slopes? You may be lucky enough to be going skiing this spring. But what clothes do kids need on the ski slopes? We have a list of must-haves to keep them warm and dry all holiday long. Further down there’s a quick clothing guide that you can easily capture as a screenshot and save on your phone. Ski slopes clothes list: Layer 1: thermal layer that wicks away moisture. We recommend our wool underwear. Also take thin wool socks that don’t bunch up inside ski boots. Layer 2: a cozy middle layer in fleece or wool terry keeps children warm all day. Layer 3: for younger children, who may not be spending as much time on the slopes, …
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