Boost Your Mood & Get Moving!! // Tips from Captain Create

Did you know that exercise can make you feel happier? Scientists have found that kids who are more active tend to have better moods and are more confident. When we are physically active, our bodies produce a hormone, called serotonin, which makes us feel happy! This is just one of the reasons it is importantContinue reading “Boost Your Mood & Get Moving!! // Tips from Captain Create”

Celebrate Every Kid Healthy Week with Kids Create!

How can you use this blog to celebrate Every Kid Healthy Week? Here are a few ideas: Here on the blog we focus on using MyPlate as a guide for eating nutritiously. You can find several recipes that fall into all the categories of MyPlate: fruit, veggies, grains, protein, dairy. Below are examples of aContinue reading “Celebrate Every Kid Healthy Week with Kids Create!”

Every Kid Heathy Week!

What is Every Kid Healthy Week? It is a national celebration that highlights the importance of nutrition, physical activity, and learning. What can you do to celebrate Every Kid Healthy Week? Here are some ideas: Nutrition: Make a goal to fill half your dinner plate with fruits and veggies!🍎🥦 Try a recipe from the KidsContinue reading “Every Kid Heathy Week!”

Happy New Year!

This time of year people like to make goals/resolutions that will help them have a successful year. Have you made any new year resolutions yet? The 3 most common goals that people make are: Eat healthier Exercise more Save money There is one problem that each of these goals have in common – do youContinue reading “Happy New Year!”

#12 of 12 Days of Kids Create

We have reached the final day of The 12 Days of Kids Create! What was your favorite day? Today we’re finishing up with a few tips on how to keep celebrations happy, healthy, and active! Check out the list below to see how you can make the holidays even better. 😁 Happy Holidays!

#9 of 12 Days of Kids Create

In the classic Christmas carol “The 12 Days of Christmas” the 9th day of Christmas includes 9 ladies dancing. Dancing is a great way to get into the holiday spirit and it’s a good exercise! When its cold outside dancing is a perfect way to stay physically active inside! Get your family and friends togetherContinue reading “#9 of 12 Days of Kids Create”

Stay Active this Winter!

When it’s cold outside sometimes we have to get creative and think of different ways to stay active. Remember, 60 minutes of physical activity each day is recommended to keep our bodies happy and healthy. In the summer months it’s easy to go outside for a walk or to run around at the park butContinue reading “Stay Active this Winter!”

Thanksgiving Fun!

Besides eating a delicious meal, what else do you like to do on Thanksgiving? While you’re waiting for the food to be ready, here are five fun activities you could do with your family/friends: (1) Play football or flag football. (2) Take a walk or hike. (3) Run in a Turkey Trot. Go to this websiteContinue reading “Thanksgiving Fun!”

Picnics & Parks

What things come to your mind when you think of being healthy? Some things I think of are: Eating fruits and veggies Getting enough sleep Homemade meals Being happy Spending time outdoors Playing & being active Family mealtime Lets talk about how we can combine those last two: Being active and family mealtime. What areContinue reading “Picnics & Parks”