Kids get an average 6 to 8 colds per year, affecting their energy levels. So, should kids be physically active while sick? Read this article to learn more.
A year and a half into the pandemic, I worry about the impact of further restrictions on my kids’ mental health.
The past year has been tough. National Health and Fitness Day is one opportunity to celebrate physical activity and move to feel good!
By posting videos of himself dancing bhangra, Gurdeep Pandher says he’s trying to spread joy, hope, and positivity around the world.
We can (and should!) celebrate moms every day, but their particular special day is coming up. Here are some ways to celebrate Mother’s Day!
Mind-body awareness, or being able to feel how your body responds to and holds onto emotions, is invaluable for people of all ages.
These active outdoor games are variations of Hide and Seek. They’ll get kids moving and having fun while remaining physically distanced.
If your kids are learning from home this school year, here are some DIY ideas for ways to get them moving outdoors during “recess” time.
There’s a steep hill in our local forest that my kids (ages one, four, and six) love to scale. It’s muddy, slippery, and full of tree roots, with ample opportunities to fall, get up, and fall again. I absolutely love watching them challenge themselves to do this, because I can see how it builds their … Continued
As her son returns to the rink, a hockey parent reflects on the sport’s importance to her family and the happy memories they’ve created around it.
Given the need for physical distancing, it can feel challenging to get kids active at school, but it’s not impossible! Try these activity ideas.
The new school year presents an opportunity for schools to reimagine the school day and explore the use of outdoor learning and nature classrooms.
As we try to avoid close contact with others right now, these no-touch games will still allow kids to play together—in a safe way.
Our young athletes need us more than ever to help create the right circumstances for their development during this challenging time.
If you’ve chosen to homeschool your kids this year, these tips and ideas will help you become an active homeschool family.
Masks can make it more difficult for kids to read caregivers’ facial expressions. These tips will help you communicate with them so they feel more at ease.
This week, we’re inspired by the book Where the Wild Things Are. These games and activities will help your kids be explorative and creative!
As we all navigate COVID-19, active, outdoor play is exactly what our kids need. Here are some tips to help them get outside, get creative, and get messy.
This week in our at-home summer camp, try these games, activities, and books that will take your child on a deep-sea adventure (ocean not required!).
In our Day Camp at Home, this week we’re sharing tons of environmentally friendly and Earth-aware games and activity ideas.
Although the real Olympic Games won’t be held until next year, there’s no reason why your family can’t enjoy some Olympics-themed fun at home this summer.
Instead of dwelling on what we can’t do this summer, we’re going to use the next two months of unscheduled days as an opportunity.
This week at Active for Life’s Day Camp at Home, we share nature-inspired games, activities, and crafts to keep your child playing, exploring, and happy.
First up in our Day Camp at Home series are animal-themed games and activities that’ll keep you and your kids active, engaged, and having fun.