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Physical Activity in Children: Get Children Involved

Physical Activity in Children: Get Children Involved

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Getting children involved in lots of fun physical activity keeps them active and healthy. It’s easy when you help them find activities that they enjoy - and that you can do as part of everyday family life.
Movement for School-age Children

Movement: School-age Children

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

In the elementary school years your child will enjoy testing out her physical abilities. She’ll build a lot of self-esteem from new physical achievements too. Here are play ideas to encourage her to keep moving.
Outdoor Play

Outdoor Play

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Outdoor play is a big part of healthy growth and development for your child.
Physical Activity: How Much

Physical Activity: How Much

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

By encouraging your child to do some physical activity every day, you’re helping your child to be healthy and setting up healthy habits for life. Daily physical activity can be a lot of fun!
Preventing Injuries From Physical Activity

Preventing Injuries From Physical Activity

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Whenever children play actively, there’s always a chance of injury. But injury prevention involves just a few simple steps so that your child can enjoy physical activity safely.
Problem-Solving Strategies for Parents and Teachers

Problem-Solving Strategies for Parents and Teachers

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

If your child is having problems in school – academic, social or behavioural – one of the most important things you can do is to form a strong working alliance with your child’s teacher. Here are some ideas to get you started.
Healthy Habits For a Healthy Life

Healthy Habits For a Healthy Life

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

You can help your child establish healthy eating and physical activity behaviours, from the start. If these habits are established early as part of your family’s lifestyle they will just become the natural way you do things.
Good Sleep Habits: 10 Tips

Good Sleep Habits: 10 Tips

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Establishing healthy daytime and evening routines can help your child have a good night’s sleep. And if your child is sleeping well, chances are you might sleep better too. Here are some ideas to get you started.
Dental care for school-age children

Dental care for school-age children

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Healthy teeth and gums are vital to your child’s general health. You can help your child develop strong, healthy teeth by making sure his teeth are cleaned twice a day.
Language Development: 5-6 years

Language Development: 5-6 years

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

During the early school years, children learn more, longer words and how sounds combine to make words. Here are some of the ways your children’s language and communication skills develop.

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