Help your child develop healthy life style habits by teaching kids how to eat well and exercise regularly. Practical parenting advice and strategies to get kids off the computer and outside. 12 life skill activities give parents, teachers and carers the knowledge, skills and resources to help children get healthy for life in just 15 minutes at a time. Are you worried about your child's health? Is your child eating the wrong foods and spending most of their time in front of a TV or computer and not getting any exercise? This Health and Wellbeing eBook is a valuable resource.Or perhaps you are forever cleaning up after your children? Are you looking for new ways to get them to help around the home? We all know that children function better in a clean and tidy environment, and activities like the 15 minute clean up can be a powerful support for children to learn about order and cleanliness.Increasing your child's knowledge of good nutrition and exercise and the dangers of eating too much junk food reduces the likelihood of childhood obesity and ill health. More importantly, research shows that obesity during childhood increases your child's chance of being obese in adulthood. Good eating habits that are developed in childhood tend to carry on throughout a person's life. Giving your child the right start in life is likely to increase their life expectancy and their general health and wellbeing far into the future.Every parent wants their child to be healthy, but today more and more kids are overweight and don't exercise. A study in The Journal of the American Medical Association shows that chronic childhood health issues, including asthma, obesity, behavioural and learning problems, have more than doubled over a 12 year period. Fortunately, most of these health problems are lifestyle related, so parents can improve their child's wellbeing by changing their diet and engaging their child in a regular exercise program. The activities in this e-book provide parents with information and resources to support their child's health and wellbeing.Help your child develop healthy life style habits by teaching them how to eat well & exercise regularly. 12 life skill activities give parents, teachers and carers the practical parenting advice, skills and resources to help children get healthy for life in just 15 minutes at a time.
Health and Wellbeing - Nutrition & Exercise