Free Articles  >>  Family >> 

5 Activities to Make Bonding Time with Kids Healthier

Kids seem to have all the time in the world. As a parent you want that time to count as quality, meaning bonding + learning + fitness. Donât worry, your kids will love it as long the equation doesnât say â= boringâ. Here are suggestions on how you can make your bonding time with kids healthier.

Walk, Run, Bike
An activity you can have with your kids is walking. The good thing about walking is itâs a simple cardio activity. And when your kids get bored, they can just run. You can also teach your kids how to ride a bike or, if they already know how, you can bike with them. But remember to fit your kids with good shoes which can support their young feet. Reebok shoes for instance, has a wide selection of kids shoes which have good cushioning and grip for active children. Some shoes have funky outsoles designsâlike shapes and lettersâyour kids will love. What can kids learn from these activities? Balance and coordination.

Teach Them a Sport
Today, some kids learn sports through apps and gadgets. Put away the gadgets and teach those sports the old school wayâ physically learning itâ and not analyzing a computerized Kevin Durantâs moves. Basketball, for example, is a great sport to teach. Get them excited by teaching them how to dribble, pass and shoot. Football is another great sport your kids can enjoy. What can kids learn from sports? Besides coordination and balance, they can learn discipline. When they start playing with other they will learn teamwork and sportsmanship.

Kite flying has been a lost activity since gadgets became popular. But itâs a fun activity for parents and kids. You can make a kite and teach your kids to fly it, then let them fly without your help. What can kids learn? Well, they can learn to be more methodical as they create the kite and as they fly it, because they should be aware of the wind and directions. Control is also a lesson they can learn.

Walk or Play With the Dog
Kids love pets. And pets seem to love kids too, despite kids losing their minds when the pets are âso fluffyâ. So bring a long your kids when you walk the dog. What can your kids learn from this? A sense of responsibility for taking care of their pet. Empathy too, if you teach them that dogs to feel pain (despite being fluffy) when they play with them too hard. By the way, you can play fetch too. Itâs good cardio for your kids⦠as well as Fido.

Beach activities
Whatâs more fun and shouts of active than going to the beach? You and your kids can swim, build sand castles (and smash them when your kids pretend to be dinosaurs), run and play all sorts of beach games. While you canât bring your kidâs trusty Reebok shoes on the beach to protect their feet, you can fit them with aqua shoes or slippers. Speedo is a preferred brand when it comes to beach or pool related wear. The brand caters to kids too. What can kids learn from beach activities? In swimming, confidence in themselves that they wonât sink. They can learn coordination as well. Throw in information about taking care of the marine life and nature.

The great part about trying all these suggestions out is you not only get to bond with your kids and make them healthier, but keep yourself in shape too.

About Author Baburaj Devi :

Baburaj Devi - E-commerce ManagerFor more fitness, sports and health articles please visit

Article Source:
Article Url:

Article Added on Thursday, May 26, 2016
Other Articles by Baburaj Devi

Turn Family Bonding Time to Fitness Time
Summer is has arrived. This means more family bonding time. For many families, a trip to the mall is the likely destination. However, you can take family bonding to another level—a healthier level. Here are suggestions on how to turn family bonding time to fitness time. Hello Outdoors! Forget about the malls, there are so many places you can go to and so many things to do than just hang around the shopping mall. Families can bike together. Parents can teach their kids how to ride a...

Awesome Things to Do When You re Stuck at Home
Although it’s pretty much a guessing game on how the weather in Qatar will be this weekend, a lot of people will most likely choose to stay home. Wouldn’t that be boring? Well, it does not have to be. Family, friends and neighbors can still bond, have fun and sneak in some fitness activities despite staying in close proximity to their homes. Go Have a Pool Party! Hot and humid weather + pool + people = fun. Easy equation to understand. A dip in the pool can certainly be a refreshing. A...

7 Ways to Encourage Kids to Be Active
Did you know that 70 percent of overweight kids, become overweight adults as well? Here in Qatar, nationals and expats, including kids, are encouraged to try to be fitter. It’s important that kids, at their early age, develop healthy habits they can carry into adulthood. The best way to do this is to encourage kids to be active. But that’s easier said than done, especially if kids have become couch potatoes or digital zombies thanks to all those gadgets. Here are 7 ways to encourage kids...

Still undecided about wallpapers Let Laura Ashley Help You
No decision is too small when it comes to your home. After all, you will spend a large part of your time inside your home. Having said that, some people are hesitant to use wallpapers in their homes. There are so many misconceptions about wallpapers, which is sad since it’s such a great product to use. Fortunately, Laura Ashley is here to give you sound advice. It’s actually durable. Most people think that wallpapers aren’t durable, after all as its name indicates it is ‘paper’....

5 beach activities to do this summer
Summer is here and there’s nothing like going to the beach for some fun under the sun. Of course, you can do a lot of things besides swimming. Be adventurous! Be bold! That’s what summer is all about right? Try these following summer activities to add spice to your next beach getaway. Skim boarding. You know when you want to go surfing but not ready to take on a giant wave? Go skim boarding. Just kidding. Well, maybe there’s some truth in that for some. Skim boarding is like surfing...

Thinking of gifts for a housewarming Try these 7 suggestions
Ever get stumped while thinking of a gift you can give new house owners? Yeah, it can be difficult, especially if you do not know the house owner well. Don’t worry, Laura Ashley can help you with that. Here are 7 suggestions for housewarming gifts. 1. Fresh plants. There is something welcoming about having a plant in a new home. After all, it is also another living thing. However, before you choose to buy a plat as a gift, check if the family has any allergies. A potted plant is best than...

6 fitness tips to keep you in top form
Everyone wants to keep fit. The problem is, it can be difficult for some to get the fitness momentum, as well as keep it. Whether you’re already going to the gym, or trying to include fitness in your routine, you always want to be motivated to strive to be in tiptop shape. Here are 6 fitness tips to help keep you in top form. Make a schedule Work and responsibilities at home can put a damper on your desire to be fitter. It’s hard to motivate yourself for a jog or a visit to the gym if...

Cream of the E Commerce Crop in the Middle East
Camels, sand and online shopping. Wait, what? When people think about the Middle East—composed of countries like Kuwait, Qatar, Dubai, Oman, UAE—they often think about the first two things. But online shopping? Yeah, it’s true, the Middle East loves to shop online. After all, locals as well as expats do have the spending power. What are the most popular online sites in the region? Here’s the cream of the e-commerce crop in the Middle East. Mumzworld If you’re looking for a...

New Breed of Clothing Choosing and Caring for Technical Wear
Exercise clothing has certainly evolved from the usual baggy pants and oversized sweat shirts. Nowadays, you have a better option in the form of technical wear. These specialized clothes help keep you more comfortable during your active moments, and even help enhance your performance. Know more about technical apparel, including how to choose and care for them. What makes technical wear different from other clothing? Technical clothing is differentiated from other clothes because...

Intermittent Fasting What you need to know
Intermittent fasting has become immensely popular in the past few months. Popularly known as IF, people profess to its effectiveness when it comes to losing weight, cleansing the body and even getting more energy. But what is intermittent fasting and how does it work? What is Intermittent Fasting? IF is a dieting approach which cycles the periods of abstaining food and eating. It isn’t just one method actually, its several methods adjust for the needs of an individual. For instance,...

Click here to see More Articles by Baburaj Devi
Publishers / Webmasters
Article ID: 491033
DELINK URL from Authors Bio
REMOVE Article
Tell A Friend
Leave A Comment!
Download this article in PDF
Report Article!
Search through all the articles:

177 Users Online!!
Related Articles:
Latest Articles:
family >> Top 50 Articles on Family
Category - >
Advertising Advice Affiliate Programs Automobiles
Be Your Own Mentor Careers Communication Consumers
CopyWriting Crime Domain Names DoT com Entrepreneur Corner
Ebooks Ecommerce Education Email
Entertainment Environment Family Finance And Business
Food & Drink Gardening Health & Fitness Hobbies
Home Business Home Improvement Humour House Holds
Internet And Computers Kiddos and Teens Legal Matters Mail Order
Management Marketing Marriage MetaPhysical
Motivational MultiMedia Multi Level Marketing NewsLetters
Pets Psychology Religion Parenting
Politics Sales Science Search Engine Optimization
Site Promotion Sports Technology Travel
Web Development Web Hosting WeightLoss Women's Corner
Writing Miscellaneous Articles Real Estate Arts And Crafts

Disclaimer: The information presented and opinions expressed in the articles are those of the authors
and do not necessarily represent the views of and/or its owners.

Copyright AwareINDIA. All rights reserved || Privacy Policy || Terms Of Use || Author Guidelines || Free Articles
FAQs Link To Us || Submit An Article || Free Downloads|| Contact Us || Site Map  || Advertise with Us ||
Click here for Special webhosting packages for visitors of this website only!
Vastu Shastra

Pop3 eMail Hosting Provided By AwareIndia

Company IDS