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How To: Perform warmup stretches for children's sports and activities

If your children are actively involved in things like gymnastics, cheerleading and dance, then they'll be dealing with a lot of rigorous movement, so stretching is key to prevent injuries. This video will show kids how they can do some great warmup stretches to increase flexibility for trampoline, gymnastics, dance, cheerleading, skating, ballet, tumbling and other children's sports.

How To: Eat foods high in electrolytes

Electrolytes are solutions containing ions usually found in sports drinks that help maintain proper hydration during extreme physical activity. A balance of electrolytes is important for the normal functioning of the cells and organs of our body. The most popular electrolytes are sodium, potassium, chloride and bicarbonate. Try these tips for buying foods rich in electrolytes in this nutrition how-to video.

How To: Craft a colorful pipe cleaner pencil topper with kids

Get crafty this weekend with your kids by incorporating a fun arts & crafts project into the mix of weekend activities! In this Simple Kid's Crafts tutorial, learn how to make an adorable pencil topper out of pipe cleaners! This activity is perfect for children kindergarden age and up. Spend some quality time with your children and help get their creative juices pumping with fun arts & crafts projects like this one!

How To: Craft a princess tiara with your kids

Spend some time with your little princess this weekend and incorporate a fun arts & crafts project into your weekend activities! In this Simple Kid's Crafts tutorial, learn how to make a simple princess tiara. This activity is perfect for little girls age kindergarden and up. Let your little girl feel like the princess she is, by adorning this sweet handcrafted princess tiara made by none other but herself and her parent.

How To: Play the Picnic Game

The Picnic Game is a great memory-building game that’s a fun classroom activity and perfect for long road trips with little ones. This video activity shows a game that requires no props or equipment of any kind, just a few players. It's simple, but staves off boredom beautifully. Check out this how-to video and learn how to play the picnic game.

How To: Play volleyball on the beach

There's nothing like the beach. You have soft sand beneath your feet, the ocean breeze flowing around you, and of course the ocean itself. There are many activities that can be played at the beach, but arguably no other sport is more commonly played than beach volleyball. Unlike regular volleyball, kneepads are not necessary since the sand can be a bit more forgiving and clothes are usually subsituted for bathing suits. This tutorial will show you all the tricks and tips for playing volleybal...

How To: Perform the activity density rainbow experiment

Check out this instructional science video that demonstrates the details about the activity density rainbow. From the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry's teacher curriculum, "No Hassle Messy Science with a Wow", this is an activity demonstrating liquids with different densities. Perform the activity density rainbow experiment by watching the step by step instructions in this science tutorial video!

How To: Build confidence in your children

Jerry Lavender demonstrate how to build confidence in your children. Use secure attachments to provide a stable base for your child. Your child will fee safe to explore the world. Provide structure and predictable environment for your child. This will enable your child to relax. Use a stable routine so that your child knows what to expect during the day. Encourage your child to play with people in their environment. Sports and physical activity raise endorphins and increase happiness. Remembe...

How To: Prepare to rock climb

Rock climbing can be one of the most physical yet fun activities to get involved in. One thing not to overlook is preperation; it is a huge key in rock climbing or any other sport. This video will show you exactly how to prepare for a rock climbing excursion.

How To: Understand how body fat burning works

This is a comedic look at how body fat burning works according to our host Crazy Chris. This home video is edited together to give us some tips on how to burn fat in a pretty humorous way. Chris goes for a more goofing around and recreational approach to staying in shape rather than normal exercise. He recommends your favorite activity for 30 minutes twice a day. His happens to be swimming. Crazy Chris basically tells us to burn body fat you need to burn energy by playing sports and having fun!

How To: Do a sports massage

There are 8 short videos all together to show you the 8 different therapies of sports massage. Sports therapy massage is an integral part of athletics. Massage can be a very crucial aspect to an athletes performance and competition.

How To: Craft a toilet paper roll bird with your kids

In this tutorial, learn how to craft a cute bird out of a toilet paper roll with your kids. This adorable little birdie makes a fun activity and is incredibly cheap to make. All you need is some feathers, glue and an old cardboard roll from a used thing of toilet paper. So, instead of throwing away that old roll, why not recycle it into a fun learning activity for your little ones? This project is great for any age, and doesn't take very long so the kids won't lose interest. Decorate them any...

How To: Make leaf size sorting bags for a kid's fall acitivity

Shelley Lovett shares a great children's fall activity to help develop math skills - leaf size sorting bags. All that is required is three paper bags and some construction paper. Use the construction paper to cut out three different-sized leaves, and to make three labels saying 'small', 'medium', and 'large'. Then simply glue the small leaf and small label on one bag, medium leaf and label on the next bag, etc. To make the loose leaves of the three different sizes they place into the bags, si...

How To: Do with finger paint writing with your kids

Shelley Lovett from childcareland demonstrates a fun activity involving finger paint that parents can do with their children. She uses finger paints and a pan to make a virtual canvas that is self contained and easy to clean up. She first recommends that only one color be used. She indicates that by using multiple colors, it may result in a brown ugly color and therefore should be avoided. She then spreads the paint onto a flat pan. After the paint is on the pan, parents and children are able...

How To: Do a cotton ball snowman kid's project

Shelley Lovett from ChildCare shows us how to make a cotton ball snowman. This is a great activity for developing fine motor skills. The snowman comes in a several variations, there is a snowman that has circles on its tummy so that children would have to try and place the cotton balls inside the circles. There is a snowman that comes in black and white so that the children could decorate the snowman's scarf, mittens and hat. Now on the plain tummy snowman, you'd just apply glue all over the ...

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