We all know that kids love a play house and a teepee tent for kids is a super cute choice. In addition to the fact that your kids will love it, there are lots of benefits and uses of kids teepee tents. Here, I will highlight a few uses for a teepee tent for kids and why I think that you, as a parent, will love teepee tents just as much as your kids! This post is brought to you … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons You Need A Teepee Tent For Kids
Oh the joys of playgrounds. They are the stuff childhood is made of- structures designed for imaginative, active play! That is a beautiful thing in this age of electronics. Playgrounds are great for independent play and great for group play too! According to the CDC, Children and adolescents need a minimum of 60 minutes of exercise every day to maintain good physical health. I … [Read more...] about EZPlay Indoor Playground Kids Will Flip For
As I sit at my desk and look outside on this beautiful fall day, I am thinking what a great day it would be to get outside and just play - for children and adults. I am also thinking about how recently my son has developed some strange foreign disease that seems to prevent him from seeing or touching anything even remotely considered "outdoorsy" (unless it is of course is has … [Read more...] about Go Play Outside Now!
This post is sponsored by Valpak. Every Kids Deserves Active Play! Think back to your most fond childhood memories- playtime! That is what makes being a child so much fun and every child deserves active play. I'm not talking about video games, I'm talking about good active outdoor play! Most schools have less than 30 minutes of recess a day. Combine this with the … [Read more...] about Bring Active Play To Local Communities
How can you increase your child’s activity without making it about exercise? The answer is in combining play and exercise. With these ideas for active play, you and your kids will be getting exercise with the added bonus of it being fun at the same time. Are you wondering how much exercise kids need and why it is so important to be active? Active Play Is Important In … [Read more...] about 9 Ideas For Active Play
You already know how important it is to exercise as an adult. The physical and chemical health benefits are invaluable, and a little extra fitness can do wonders for the self-esteem. Check out this article for more on the benefits of exercise. However, you also know that incorporating fitness into your routine is a difficult thing to do, especially later in life. You get set in … [Read more...] about 4 Ways to Help Kids Stay Active
As a parent, many of us wish that our kids would get off the computer or stop watching TV and go play outside. But many of us are so busy that we forget to encourage outdoor play in ways other than yelling, "Go play outside." You can encourage outdoor play be providing kids with activities and by playing with them. Here seven ways to encourage outdoor play with a combination … [Read more...] about Ways to Encourage Outdoor Play