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“I’m bored, there’s nothing to do!” Parents and grandparents are those the words you
dread to hear this summer? Or just as troubling are the kids spending too much time
in sedentary activities such as electronic pastimes-video games, texting, and social
Today I have some ideas to help beat boredom:
For healthy nutritional guidelines, www.myplate.gov. Studies have shown that children who are involved in meal planning and preparation
are more likely to eat healthier foods. This is a great opportunity to teach comparison
shopping, shopping on a budget, meal planning, reading labels, nutrition, and food
Activities such as bike riding, walking, hiking, and playing yard games such as badminton,
kickball, and others. You can create your own fun family fitness activities.
Make sure to have the children involved in the planning and participation so they
will have ownership of the project. It can be as simple as collecting items to help
those less fortunate. Teach the financial concepts of spend, save, share. Helping
others has been shown to increase personal happiness
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