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Making Active Lifestyle Choices

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Making Active Lifestyle Choices

Tips to help kids get active

  • Encourage walking to school and getting active as a family
  • Get them to skateboard, bike or run instead of getting a ride
  • Ask them to walk the dog with you
  • Have them rake the leaves, shovel snow or carry the groceries
  • Encourage them to dance to their favourite music
  • Replace computer and TV time with something active
  • Take kids to the playground or to the park to play
  • Reduce screen time

 

Reference

Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/hp-ps/hl-mvs/pa-ap/05paap-eng.php

Last modified on Feb 06, 2015