Family Bonding With Movement And Play

Family Bonding With Movement and Play Leading into 2020, time seemed to go by faster and faster. The hustle and bustle of a quickly advancing world dangled new goals and dreams at every corner of the block. Now that the Roaring 2020s have arrived, expectations of excitement have been challenged. Quarantines and Stay At Home Orders have sent many Americans into a frenzy to find toilet paper and social connection.The Roaring 2020s brought America to a roaring halt and this may be just what families needed. A 2018 studydiscovered that the average American family with school-age children only spends 37 minutes together on weekdays and 2 hours and 40 minutes together on weekends, largely due to hectic schedules. Now that schedules have been cleared, families have nothing but time! So what’s next?Movement and Play! It strengthens the family bond and it relieves the ever-present stir craze! How exactly does READ MORE



More fun ideas to get your kid’s active!Here are a few more games and activities to keep your children less antsy while staying home. Wiggle JarCreate activity cards that your child can pull from a jar when they need to get the wiggles out. Some ideas for quick activities:Hop like a frog wherever you go for 3 minutes straightJump rope for 1 minute, take a 30 second break and jump rope againSee how long you can keep a Hula hoop up without it falling (challenge each other)Touch your toes 15 times without bending your kneesSee how long you can stand on one foot without falling over (switch sides and try both feet) The Mirror GameStand in front of each other, face to face and take turns mirroring each other's movements.Reach for the skyMake a silly face5 jumping jacksHead, shoulders, knees and toesMake up a silly dance move (the Macarena anyone?)Puff READ MORE

2022-09-17T13:04:55-05:00KidFit, News|