4 Ways to Explore the outdoors with your children
Exploring the outdoors is a great way to inspire creativity, an appreciation for the natural world, breathe fresh air and get physically active as a family! According to Sanford Health outdoor … Read more >>
Preventative measures for heart health start as young as 3 years old, according to a large study published in the journal Pediatrics.
The study took place over three years, looking at over 400 children ages 3-5 years old.
The findings … Read more >>
A recent study has concluded that incorporating physical activity into teaching time increases learning. For example, ask students to answer a true/false question by jumping up and down to indicate “true” and doing a jumping jack to indicate “false.” Alternatively, … Read more >>
This activity is a way to get more outside time for your children AND potentially help them settle down for sleep at night.
If you were to try to get your children to take a walk around the neighborhood, maybe … Read more >>
Even moderate physical activity helps with sleep.
We know that physical activity benefits children’s health. But, did you know it also helps children sleep better? Even moderate activity can make a difference.
A 2009 study found that every … Read more >>
‘Moving to the groove’ of the changing weather during spring time in the Pacific Northwest can be a challenge at times. There are days when the sun is shining for the whole day and it is the perfect time to … Read more >>