Every kid looks forward to summer vacation, unfortunately this time of year leaves some parents feeling clueless when it comes to keeping kids active and healthy. According to a nationwide poll taken by the Nature Conservancy only 10% of kids are spending time outdoors. A few weeks ago I visited Fox Philly to share my pointers with the Good Day team, I revealed tips that will help keep kids off the couch and loving the outdoors.
Go On a Treasure Hunt: Who doesn't love a treasure hunt? This can be easily done right in your backyard or local park.
Photo Safari Hike: On your next hike make it educational and fun. Post hike you can create a look book documenting on the great finds. Make it a tradition and have a look book for each summer.
Backyard Obstacle Course: No matter the size of your backyard this option will get kids active and enjoying the summer. Different obstacle courses are fun for the kids and parents!
Recess Games: This is one of easiest ways (not to mention fun) to get fit with the family. Channel your inner child with a game of duck, duck, goose or red light green light.
Plant a Garden: Teach your kids early to eat fresh foods! Pick your favorite herbs/plants and start planting side by side with your little ones.
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Training minds, changing bodies!
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