• Health and Safety Printables
    Exercise Satisfaction Audit
    Take this quiz to determine what kind of exercise would be most satisfying for your child. ...
  • Word Searches Printables
    Olympic Sports Word Search
    Have some fun with this printable word search. Find the names of some of the sporting events that typically take place in the summer Olympic Games. ...
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    Children's Nutritional Needs
    Nutrition for Children and Teenagers
    Nutrition for Children and Teenagers School-age children and teenagers are much more independent when it comes to making food choices. Children and young adults need a different type of guidance. No matter what their age, learning the importance ...
  • Word Searches Printables
    Olympic Geography Word Search
    Have some fun with this printable word search. Find the names of some of the countries that typically compete in the Olympic Games. ...
  • Matching Games Printables
    Olympic Sports Word Matching
    Have some fun with this printable word match. Match each word with the corresponding sport. ...
  • Word Scrambles Printables
    Word Scramble: Sports History
    Unscramble the names of these famous sports figures, events, games, and locations. Then write the answers in the appropriate blanks. ...
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    Childhood Obesity
    Overweight Kids and Discrimination
    Overweight Kids and Discrimination There's a lot of talk these days about the "obesity epidemic" in the U.S., and with good reason. The overall rate of obesity has doubled in the past 20 years, and it has tripled in teens. Twenty percent of kids ...
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    Skiing
    Skiing Etiquette to Ensure Safety
    Skiing Etiquette to Ensure Safety Skiing is another sport in which the rules of etiquette are inextricably bound to safety. Dress Appropriately No matter how adorable (or ruggedly casual) your outfit is, you will look stupid if your attire is ...
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    Good Sportsmanship
    It's Not Whether You Win or Lose: Teaching Good Sportsmanship
    It's Not Whether You Win or Lose: Teaching Good Sportsmanship Danger Zone Here are some comments not to tell your teen: “You've got to play your best; it's the championship, and the team's counting on you.” “If you play well, we'll be so p...
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    Sports Safety
    Common Hockey Injuries
    Common Hockey Injuries Think of your favorite football player in ice skates, and you get the image of what hockey is all about. But it goes three steps better when it comes to injury: Ice is harder than dirt. Skates have sharp blades. Hockey st...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Toddler Nutrition
    Toddler and Preschooler Nutrition Quiz
    What do you know about toddler and preschool nutrition? Test yourself on some of the more common food and nutrition myths. ...
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    Soccer
    Soccer Safety
    Soccer Safety Millions of American kids have taken up soccer. Because there is not as much physical contact as in other sports, children can begin play at very young ages and on co-ed as well as single-sex teams. It's also a sport that children...
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    Childhood Obesity
    Strength Training for Kids
    Strength Training for Kids Another way to work out with your child is to take her with you to the gym. Some YMCAs and health clubs now offer special equipment and classes just for kids. The demand for children's fitness programs has even led t...
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    Childhood Obesity
    How to Get Your Kids Moving Again
    How to Get Your Kids Moving Again How your child spends his out-of-school hours has a direct impact on his fitness. One way you can encourage him is to set a good example. If you can find physical activities to do together, your child might be ...
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    Kids and Video Games
    Top Activity-Based Video Games
    The days of sitting inert with a video-game controller in hand are over. Many of today's most fun games are all about getting off the couch and moving around. Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to m...
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    Childhood Obesity
    How Did Kids Get So Out of Shape?
    How Did Kids Get So Out of Shape? Just how out of shape are they? One study comparing national fitness test scores of 6- to 14-year-olds from 1980 to 1994 found today's children have significantly less endurance than their counterparts 15 years...
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    Outdoor Safety
    Winter Sports Safety
    Winter Sports Safety Snow? Yippee! Get out those sleds, skates, snowboards, and skis! Here are some safety tips to keep these winter sports injury-free. Watch Out! Know how to protect your little snow bunnies from both frostbite and winter sunb...
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    Outdoor Safety
    In-Line Skates: What You Need to Know
    In-Line Skates: What You Need to Know Its popularity with kids is one reason in-line skating is among the fastest-growing sports in America. Once kids discovered how much faster they could go on in-line skates, traditional roller skates became p...