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List Of Family Activities That Promote Family Time And Movement

Michelle Mirizzi • MS, Registered Dietitian • May 15, 2012

Ideas for family fun activities that also promote exercise!

The best way to get kids off the couch is to lead by example.  Show them how much fun it is to be active with family activities.

You can also use fun family activities as rewards for kids.  Instead of using food, why not use fun family outings that promote activity as a reward!

  1. Go for a family walk
  2. Play jump rope
  3. Get laced up with sneakers and play classic favorites such soccer, baseball, basketball, tennis, football, volleyball or even Frisbee.  
  4. Fly a kite  active families
  5. Go bowling
  6. Play dodge ball
  7. Play tag or Marco Polo
  8. Go to the batting cage
  9. Play miniature golf
  10. Play hopscotch
  11. Rollerskate or rollerblade
  12. Invite the neighborhood kids to play in an organized game or set up a family night with all the kids and adults.
  13. Gear up the bikes and map out a nice trail ride that emphasizes the beautiful outdoors.








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Written by Michelle MirizziWritten on May 15, 2012Last updated on Sep 02, 2013




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