Wow! Summer break is here, and some children are tempted to stay inside from the heat and participate in sedentary activities such as surfing the Internet, texting friends, watching TV, movies, and video games.Finding a balance of watching TV and getting physical activity is important for children to be healthy.According to the Center for Disease Control, 65.3% of children are not getting the recommended levels of physical activities that they need to be healthy.
Tips to encourage your children to become more active in the summer:
Reference: K-State Research & Extension – Sedgwick County; Family Nutrition Program Newsletter
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture