Posts Tagged ‘children & education’

Satchel Requirements

Thursday, December 12th, 2019

Back padding, Regendichtheit, resilience, security and comfort bags must meet many requirements in Germany, there is a DIN for satchel. This DIN 58124 holding the safety criteria, which have to meet. In this DIN, for example, guidelines regarding the back padding, Regendichtheit, resistance, have arrested security and comfort. Therefore, a satchel on his back should be so padded that no pressure points occur. In heavy rain or when parking in a 1 cm deep puddle not more than 10 g should enter water in the Interior. We all know that satchel even be thrown in the corner through intensive strength tests will be rehearsed during the drop test of the emergency. And so the bags can be worn comfortably, the shoulder straps should be at least 40 mm wide and the top-mounted carrying handle at least 80 mm long. These points are met by most.

However, the vital point of the DIN 58124 is the safety in road traffic. The front and Side surfaces must be equipped with retro-reflective material (usually silver shimmering foil) according to DIN to at least 10%. In addition, 20% of the front and sides of a Schulranzens must be equipped with fluorescent material (mostly Orange fabric). Are not all the DIN 58124 criteria, they may be sold as DIN-compatible. All school bags of brand Scout (except E1nser and style series) meet these criteria and are identified in our online shop in the name of the article as such.

To the requirements of DIN, parents have often have legitimate claims on the size, the weight and the interior layout. It is important to buy the child a really appropriate bags. Depending on the size and stature of the offspring, the different models should be tried and tested in the shop. Lace up the shoulder belts? It pushes on the back? This blocks the view can see the child when looking around in road traffic over the satchel? Des This should be not too difficult further. Therefore all manufacturers strive to save a few grams for each model. But you should also bear in mind that any savings in material can go often to the detriment of quality and stability. Therefore, the motto is: children who drift much move, sports and outdoors, also a fully packed bags can do any harm. And last but not least creates a well-thought-out interior order and helps the children to organize themselves. Sufficiently large side pockets are an important feature to avoid soaked notebooks and books.

Hectic Everyday Life

Friday, November 25th, 2016

Kids & nutrition – is time for communal meals to take In the hectic everyday life one often forgotten, to take time for communal meals. But these are very important especially for children. To learn what impact can they have for example on a healthier eating habits or even better school performance, in this article. Often, you have so many tasks, it takes no time to eat with the family in everyday life. Finally you must schedule some time for preparing a family meal. You must set the table still and summon all other family members. But all the effort is worth it.

The common food strengthens the feeling of togetherness among individual family members on the one hand with the family and provides an ideal way for it to interact with each other on the other hand (Fulkerson, Neumark Sztainer & story, 2006). You can report about the experiences of the day and also at potential problems with others will find a solution. Parents also receive the opportunity to intervene in the eating habits of their children and to teach them the importance of a balanced and healthy diet through the celebration of shared meals. Children who take meals with the family, eat more fruits and vegetables and take more vital nutrients, such as vitamins, calcium, fiber and iron, through their diet. In addition they waive more fried food and the consumption of soda (Gillman et al., 2000).

By their own behavior at the dinner table, parents their children can be a good role model. So, parents who eat themselves healthy, can live their children for this behavior. This you can prevent the development of obesity and potential sequelae actively. It has been shown that children from families in which is eaten together, are less affected by overweight (Taveras et al., 2005). Another advantage of shared family dinners is the promotion of better school performance and improving the language skills of children. This situation is likely to surprise many. How should because communal meals be responsible for success in school? According to a study, children get the opportunity to learn, to understand, to acquire new knowledge and to learn how to speak properly in a social context (snow & Beals, 2006) the stories and explanations of the other new vocabulary through the conversations with other family members. All this contributes that children can improve their language skills and thus better school performance. As a whole have children who often meals eat with the family, a significantly higher grade point average as children, where only a few common family meals are celebrated (Eisenberg et al., 2004). Moreover, the results suggest a long-term study that that common food in the context of the family against future addictions can protect. Common family meals provide an ideal opportunity namely parents, more about the events and experiences to learn from the everyday life of their children. This potential problems, for example, in relation to a substance abuse, can be detected in a timely manner. Young people from families in which is eaten not often together, smoking twice as frequently as those involving regular family meals take place. Also they consume twice as much alcohol and one and a half so often marijuana (the National Center on addiction and substance abuse at Columbia University, 2010). So the family meals together can successfully be celebrated, there are some useful advices that parents should heed. More tips and great recipes for a healthy diet, see the book: family & nutrition.