Have you tried any of Captain Create's exercises yet? He has some fantastic suggestions for exercises you can do in your house this winter! When we exercise, it is important to recover with healthy foods. Foods with proteins and carbohydrates are the most important foods to focus on. Smoothies can be a tasty, easy way… Continue reading Time to Recover!! // Smoothie Round-Up
Tag: Physical Activity
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 important… Continue reading Boost Your Mood & Get Moving!! // Tips from Captain Create
Captain Create Wants You to Move! // Wintertime Physical Activity Ideas
Being physically active is just as important in the winter as it is the rest of the year, but sometimes we may find it more difficult to move our bodies when it's cold outside! Luckily, with a bit of creativity, we can be just as active during the winter as we are in spring, summer,… Continue reading Captain Create Wants You to Move! // Wintertime Physical Activity Ideas
Drumroll Please // Meet Captain Create!
Hey kids! Meet Captain Create, our blog's very own superhero! Captain Create likes to teach us about MyPlate. He knows a lot about being healthy, eating from the five food groups, and being physically active. Every month, Captain Create will give us tips and tricks that will help us be healthier! Keep your eyes out… Continue reading Drumroll Please // Meet Captain Create!
Kids Eat Right Month! // 10 Tips for Healthy Kids
Did you know that August is Kids Eat Right month? This is a great opportunity to focus on small changes that can help us eat healthier and be more physically active! Eating healthy and being active can be FUN! Here are a couple of tips that will get the whole family involved. Pick one or… Continue reading Kids Eat Right Month! // 10 Tips for Healthy Kids
Let’s Go Exploring // Hiking Snacks, Tips, and Trails Near You
No matter where you live in Utah, there's a trail for you and your family to explore! Hiking is a great way to have fun, be active, and make some memories! In order to have the best experience possible, you'll want to do a couple of key things: #1 Pack snacks - hiking makes you… Continue reading Let’s Go Exploring // Hiking Snacks, Tips, and Trails Near You
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 a… Continue 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 Kids Create… Continue reading Every Kid Heathy Week!
Planting a Vegetable Garden!
Have you or your family ever grown a vegetable garden? Planting vegetables and watching them grow can be a lot of fun. 😄 My favorite part of growing a garden is being able to eat fresh veggies from my backyard! Do you remember the blog post about how to grow tomatoes last spring? Click here… Continue reading Planting a Vegetable Garden!
Protein for Teen Athletes
Everybody needs adequate protein but for those of you who are athletic, a little extra protein can help with muscle strength. Exercise causes muscle cells to breakdown, protein from foods aids in repairing muscle damage from exercise. This process leads to the growth of more muscle and strength. Here's the thing, athletes don't need to… Continue reading Protein for Teen Athletes
Create An Active Winter!
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 healthierExercise moreSave money There is one problem that each of these goals have in common - do you know what… Continue reading Happy New Year!
#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 together… Continue reading #9 of 12 Days of Kids Create
12 days of Kids Create!
You might be familiar with the song "The 12 days of Christmas", here on Kids Create we're going to do our own rendition of the 12 days! There will be twelve days during the month of December dedicated to bringing you holiday joy in the form of recipes, nutrition tips, activity ideas, and more! Day… Continue reading 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 but… Continue reading Stay Active this Winter!