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Physical Activity
Photo of family at the park
Families need to be active every day. Being active helps children and adults to have a healthy weight.
 
For children, being active gives them a chance to play, explore the world around them, learn to use their bodies in new ways, develop self-confidence, cooperate, share, and burn off some of that wiggle energy!
 

For parents, being active is important for a healthy heart, for managing weight, for stress relief, for healthy bones, and for fun! Children whose parents exercise regularly are much more likely to be active themselves. 
 
This class provides practical tips for children and their parents to enjoy being active together. There are also suggestions for fun and easy ways for parents to play with their children using imagination and common household items.

 

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