PE/Health/Fitness

Homeschool Health and Nutrition for High School

Homeschool Health and Nutrition for High School

In recent months I have seen many homeschoolers in search of Homeschool Health and Nutrition for high school. This spurred me to do a search for myself. I was surprised to find so little where this topic is concerned! And if you live in NYS like we do, finding a homeschool health curriculum for high(…)

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Fulfilling Homeschool High School Health Credits

Fulfilling Homeschool High School Health Credits

I have seen many questions regarding Fulfilling Homeschool High School Health Credits. While many states do not require it as part of their homeschooling regulations, states such as NYS do. (See more about NYS Homeschooling Regulations here.) Whether your state requires it or not, homeschool high school health is something you may choose to incorporate(…)

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Dollar Store Obstacle Course Ideas {Inexpensive Outdoor Fun}

Dollar Store Obstacle Course Ideas {Inexpensive Outdoor Fun}

Jumping, crawling, tossing, and more! This is what an all out fun and games obstacle course should include. For my 11 year old daughter’s birthday party this year (she has a June birthday) we put together a Dollar Store Obstacle Course with a host of fun obstacle course ideas. My daughter loves horses and while(…)

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How to Include Exercise for Kids in Your Homeschool Day

How to Include Exercise for Kids in Your Homeschool Day

With all the energy children spend running around and moving non-stop, you might wonder if it’s still necessary to introduce your kids into a fitness regimen. Experts say that in this era of computers and gadgets, the average child is no longer meeting the required amount of physical activity.  Therefore including exercise for kids in your(…)

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Why Outdoor Play is an Important Part of the Curriculum

Why Outdoor Play is an Important Part of the Curriculum

Whether teaching begins at home or at school, finding a way to engage children with their learning is top of the agenda. You can’t expect them to learn everything from a textbook. In fact, during the Early Years Foundation Stage, experts recommend that parents and teachers focus more resolutely on the importance of play, which(…)

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Homeschool PE Skateboarding: Do’s and Don’ts

Homeschool PE Skateboarding: Do’s and Don’ts

As a parent, we all want the best for our children and that’s why many of us take to homeschooling. We understand our children, the way they learn, their interests, and we can tailor their education around them. This knowledge can help children succeed where they may have once struggled. Sometimes physical education or PE(…)

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6 Snacks For Healthy Teeth in Kids

6 Snacks For Healthy Teeth in Kids

Kids really love their chocolates and other sugary sweets. But, little do they know, that these foods can cause them a lot of dental issues in the future. So, it is now up to the parents to motivate and give their kids healthier alternatives. Below are some of the best snacks that can help keep(…)

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How To Bring Sports Indoors

How To Bring Sports Indoors

The winter months can be long and cold, rainy days can become sad and depressing, why not bring some of the fun in the house with you? You can bring sports indoors with a few pieces of gear like sheets, yoga mats, baskets, balloons, etc. There are many ways in which you can keep kids(…)

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Homeschool PE: Tips & Suggestions

Homeschool PE: Tips & Suggestions

Everyone at every age can benefit from physical activity, but it is especially important to instill good exercise habits in children and young adults. They need to know how to maintain a healthy, active lifestyle well into adulthood. For kids that go to public school, PE (Physical Education) class is the main venue for developing(…)

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Easy Healthy Homemade Snacks for Studying Kids

Easy Healthy Homemade Snacks for Studying Kids

Many parents will tell you how difficult it can be to get children to focus on studying, especially when they’re hungry or their energy levels are low. Their focus tends to wander, they get bored, and then their mind wanders or they start doing something else. Some parents try giving them snacks but depending on(…)

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Healthy Appetizers for Healthy Living!

Healthy Appetizers for Healthy Living!

Appetizers are an entertainer’s staple! Almost any gathering requires the host to provide some type of food and beverage. In a society where obesity and weight related issues are on the rise, why not try creating healthy appetizers to offer your party guests? Whether as the sole course or to truly be the first course(…)

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3 Inspiring Books to Encourage Your Athlete

3 Inspiring Books to Encourage Your Athlete

We have young athletes in our house. While they may never be Olympic hopefuls or NFL stars, they strive for greatness in their own ways. I love it when they can see role models not only in the sports they participate in, but in other sports as well, living healthy, positive lives. Here are 3(…)

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