More Resources for Child and Family Fitness

Looking for more ideas to get your children active and fit?  We've been hearing this week from educators who tell us that physical fitness is key to a child's development and may even help with academics.  Here are a few other sources of information on fitness for kids:

PBS Parents offers suggestions on building confidence in young girls, being a good sport, and even how yoga can benefit children.

Let's Move gives minimum times for physical activity and offers lots of common sense advice, like keeping televisions out of children's bedrooms.

Healthy Children is a site run by the American Academy of Pediatrics.  Its fitness articles include when to safely start weight training, other exercise safety issues and suggestions on getting families fit together.

Therapeutic Moves is a sponsoring video resource that families can use at home.  The instructor has child development ideas that work for both typical and special needs children.

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