25 days until Christmas Healthy Tips For Kids
- This busy holiday season, try to get kids to bed for a full night sleep.
- Keep your teeth extra happy this holiday and remember to brush them after meals.
- Play a word game and keep your family's mind sharp! Try and have kids name a fruit or vegetable that begins with each letter of the word Christmas?
- Kids can take up to 12 times of exposure to a certain food before they will try it.
- Help your kids write a letter to Santa and mail it to the North Pole. Use our fun holiday fruits and vegetables stationary!
- Mrs Claus always makes a healthy breakfast for Santa. Start your child's day with a healthy breakfast with foods from at least 4 of the food groups.
- Plan for Christmas TV specials! Set a goal to watch TV no more than 2 hours a day
- Shoot hoops with the kids for some fun activity- instead of using the word horse use the word Santa.
- The elves keep warm at the North Pole by exercising for 60 minutes every day. Teach kids to be like an elf and get moving!
- Go to the grocery store or farmers market and pick out a new red or green fruit and vegetable to try for this year's holiday meal.
- Reindeers love to eat lots of orange vegetables like carrots. It helps them see at night. Add an orange vegetable to your child's lunch or dinner!
- Some of the best gifts are free. Make a special gift of your time for a loved one. Just print the Gift of Time coupons and fill in a special activity!
- Are you baking some special holiday sweets? Try adding some raisins, nuts or bran for a healthier treat.
- Turn off the TV and enjoy your meals as a family this holiday season.
- Bundle up, grab a flashlight and take a family walk to look at holiday lights together.
- Decorate your plate with the color of Christmas, add lots of green and red vegetables.
- Teach kids to enjoy their Christmas cookies with a glass of low-fat or nonfat milk.
- Remind kids that a healthy holiday meal includes food from all the food groups!