Help your child discover some type of Physical Activity that makes them Happy.June 21, 2013
Here are some tips that can help:
• Simply ask your child what they enjoy. You may need to offer some suggestions if they
• Make your child feel part of the decision making process. Just don’t sign your child up for
an activity without their consent.
• Praise will boost self-esteem and confidence. Anytime your child is playing appropriately
provide some words of encouragement.
• If your child is going to join a sports team or afterschool program make sure to ask the
coach or director their personal philosophy about children and fitness. Fun and play
should be at the top of the list.