Inspiration, Ideas, Tips and Strategies, by Always Healthy Mom

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Summer Time Fun

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Healthy Summer Time Fun
We all know that keeping the kids active and healthy during the summer can be a challenging task! Computers and video games have become too common in our children's world! Traditional outdoor play has been replaced with indoor inactivity. 
It is recommended that children get at least 60 minutes of active play everyday. Here are some tips on keeping them healthy and active this summer...

  • Walk at the park
  • Bike ride
  • Swimming
  • Baseball
  • Dance
  • Sports camps
  • Tag
  • Jump Rope
  • Red light Green light game
  • Obstacle course in the yard
  • Sprinkler fun
  • Walk the dog
  • Nature hunt
  • Rollerblade or Rollerskate
  • Build a sand castle
  • Skip Rocks
  • Garden
  • Four Square
  • Marco Polo in the pool
  • Relay Races
  • Waterballon Toss
  • Play at the park
  • Don't forget to involve the whole family in these activities

This summer try to limit screen time and keep the kids hydrated!
Remember to always place safe and have fun!

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