The kids are out of school and the official start of summer is right around the corner. Committing to being active as a family helps establish healthy habits & reinforces the importance of an active Family Activity Jarlifestyle. So get the kids involved! Exercise is essential for healthy bodies & brains. Here is a simple and fun project you and the kids can do together! You may use a recycled jar or grab a mason jar at Target or the hardware store.  Pick up some Popsicle sticks and have the kids write down with you activities that you will enjoy doing together as family.  Here are some ideas to get your started:

  • Go for a hike
  • Bike around the block or lake
  • Play soccer or kickball
  • Go swimming at a pool or lake
  • Have a scavenger hunt
  • Stage your own summer Olympics
  • Go on a wildflower walk
  • Build a tree fort
  • Visit a state park
  • Have a dance party
  • Build sandcastles at the beach
  • Play hopscotch
  • Run thru the sprinkler
  • Have a hula-hoop contest
  • Play flashlight tag
  • Participate in outdoor yoga
  • Play Frisbee
  • Learn a new sport together

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