Balanced and Barefoot

£13.99
Today's kids have adopted sedentary lifestyles filled with television, video games, and computer screens. But more and more, studies show that children need "rough and tumble" outdoor play in order to develop their sensory, motor, and executive functions. Disturbingly, a lack of movement has been shown to lead to a number of health and cognitive difficulties, such as attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), emotion regulation and sensory processing issues, and aggressiveness at school recess break. So, how can you ensure that your child is fully engaging their body, mind, and all of their senses?

Using the same philosophy that lies at the heart of her popular TimberNook program-that nature is the ultimate sensory experience, and that psychological and physical health improves for children when they spend time outside on a regular basis-author Angela Hanscom offers several activities to help your child thrive, even if you live in an urban environment.

Today it is rare to find children rolling down hills, climbing trees, or spinning in circles just for fun. We've taken away merry-go-rounds, shortened the length of swings, and done away with teeter-totters to keep children safe. Children have fewer opportunities for unstructured outdoor play than ever before, and recess times at school are shrinking due to demanding educational environments.

With this book, you'll discover activities you can do anytime, anywhere, to help your kids achieve the movement they need to be happy and healthy in mind, body, and spirit.

Delivery

Depending on where you live (and how fast that parcel needs to arrive), there are a couple of options for postage:


UK Mainland   UK Remote*
Standard (Royal Mail)     £3.50 (FREE over £40)
3-5 working days
£3.50 (FREE over £40)
3-5 working days
Next Day (APC Courier) £6.95
Delivered next working day, signature required**
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*Remote includes Northern Ireland, Scottish Highlands & Islands, Isle of Man, Channel Islands and Isle of Scilly.

**Order by 11am Monday - Thursday for next working day delivery. Orders placed before 11am Monday to Thursday will be dispatched the same day. Orders placed after 11am Monday to Thursday will be dispatched the following day on a next day delivery. All orders placed on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday will be dispatched on the following Monday.

Returns

As a small independent business, we pride ourselves on offering the friendly and efficient customer service that we’d want to receive. In the unlikely event that a product arrives with you in poor/faulty condition, or if you have any concerns about it, please email us - we promise to do everything in our power to put it right.

Should you need to return any product, simply post your order to us within 14 days, unused and in its original condition.

Once received we will then arrange either an exchange or full refund.

Return your item to:

The Den Kit Co.

The Dairy

Brownhills

Leebotwood

Church Stretton

Shropshire

SY6 6LU


We would always recommend that you return the item via registered mail as we are unable to help if the item doesn’t make it back to us.

 

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