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Posts Tagged ‘ health & fitness ’

The Importance of Sleep For A Student’s Mental Health

You’ve planned the curriculum and activities but have you made sure that plenty of sleep is a part of that plan?

You’ve probably spent hours planning the best curriculum and experiences possible to give your child a fruitful and competitive education, but have you made sure that plenty of sleep is a part of that plan? Sleep is vital to students’ mental health. Let’s take a look at why!
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Sports Programs For Homeschoolers

Competitive athletic teams are formed all over the country for homeschoolers. See if there is a homeschool sports team near you.
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Fire Safety at Home

Be Cool About Fire Safety Part 1 Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles Due to Failure to Discharge and Nozzle Detachment: One Death Reported Fire Safety for Kids Hard facts, good tips, and lots of resources to help teach fire safety to children. Home Fire Escape Pan Grid Page to print out with...
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Kids Health Concerns

Various Things That Impact a Kids Health These sites address kids’ health concerns in ways that kids can understand. Dealing with Concerns The Cool Spot Sometimes, somewhere you may be offered an alcoholic drink. It’s still cool to have the strength to say no. Practice with the games on this site. Curing the Hiccups...
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Safety Lessons For Kids

Be Snug! Safety Lessons for Kids Safety lessons that kids can relate to, games, animations, projects to help kids feel snug and safe in their own homes. Cyber Safety 10 Cybersecurity Lessons to Teach Kids Whether you’re the parent of a Girl Scout who is working toward the cybersecurity badge or want to teach your daughter...
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Football for Kids and Families

Football for Kids and Families

Football at home with players of many ages and abilities
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How To Teach Swimming to Kids

How To Teach Swimming to Kids

Photos and animated graphics of proper strokes help kids enjoy the pool, learn synchronized swimming or water polo, too.
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Sports at Home

Sports at Home

Homeschooled girl jump roping at the Western Oklahoma Homeschool Track and Field Day Permission to republish from photographer, Cindy Nicolai, and the girl’s parents. About NCAA If you want to play NCAA sports at a Division I or II school, you need to register with the NCAA Eligibility Center if you were home schooled...
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Boat Safety Information For Kids

Boat Safety Information For Kids

Boating for Young People Adventures in a Boat Build a Boat Boating Safety Canoeing & Kayaking Rowing Sailing Sea Scouts Scott on Catamaran, Snorkling in Hawaii. by Ann Zeise Adventures in a Boat 5 teens who have sailed around the world solo Here’s the story behind the adventurers 18 years old and younger who...
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Fun Nutrition Facts For Kids

Fun Nutrition Facts For Kids

Benefits of Honey Use the materials here to learn about honey and how it is produced. Some of the things you learn may surprise you! Burgers ‘n Fries History of this favorite combination illustrated with microscopic views of each ingredient. Dole 5-A-Day: SuperKids Puzzles, games and simple recipes to encourage you to eat at...
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Mouth Parts – Science of Taste, Teeth, and Voice

A look inside your mouth - at teeth and how to care for them, and at your tongue and how it tastes, & how your voice works. Anatomy lessons for kids.
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Baseball For Families

Family Friendly Rules and Styles Family Softball Has its own rules and modifications so that family members of different ages and abilities can enjoy playing together. Modified Baseball/Softball Rules You will want to modify baseball rules and equipment when playing with young, inexperienced and even elderly family members and neighbors. In families there often are not...
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Do You Want to Learn to Row? By Rick Pierson, Northwest Rowing

Rowing Benefits For Homeschoolers By Rick Pierson, Northwest Rowing, who passed away March 4, 2014. If you want to learn how to casually putter about a lake in a traditional rowboat, there are a variety of places you can learn to row a boat. Check with your local parks department, YMCA/YWCA, scouts, boys & girls club,...
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Drivers Ed for Teens

Information, Maintenance, and Rules Drivers License By State Most links are to information about teen driver permits on state department of motor vehicle websites. Take online courses and practice with sample DMV tests. Car Maintenance 4 Teens Too often omitted are lessons on how to do basic maintenance on the family car. If you...
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Health and Fitness for Kids

How-to’s and Ideas Baseball for Families How to make baseball easy enough for almost everyone in the family and neighborhood to play casual baseball/softball. Bicycling Selecting and fixing your bike. Safe and fun biking activities. Boating 4 Kids Free dry land lessons in boating safety, techniques, boat parts, sailing, rowing, and paddling. Cooking Kids’...
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Bike Fun and Maintenance For Kids

How to ride a bike. Boy Scout merit badge help. Maintenance and repair of bicycles. Safety tips. How to organize a bike rodeo for children.

Bicycling Fun Bike Games The games here are either java, shockwave, or small downloads. Plan a Bicycle Rodeo The goal is to empower young cyclists with a minimal set of skills for on-road riding. To teach them a small subset of the rules of the road sufficient to keep them safe. How well this...
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