Parents are our children’s greatest teachers. Learning about healthy habits should start at home. Here are a few ideas that we like to share with parents from the start! And it is NEVER to early or late to start learning HEALTHY! As featured in the Tampa Bay Times article on Fit Kids Playground, here are some ideas about getting creative when it comes to getting your children to eat more fruits and veggies!
- Using colors to teach children during mealtimes about fresh fruits and veggies.
- Giving parents the tools for thier own “rainbow party”!
- Arming yourself with creative ideas on how to “sell” fruits and veggies to their kids.
- Fun projects and activities are always a great tool for learning.
- Remember, education always starts at home.
- Start with small changes to your eating routine. Rome was not built in a day!
These parent tips and tricks have been created for parents to help get their children excited about eating healthy. It is not always easy to come up with fun creative ideas to implement at home.
Another way to get some creative ideas going is by following our Pinterest Page! We have found that sharing what we find with other parents out there is the best way to get new ideas! Check us out and follow us!
Fit Kids Playground is a certified provider for the We Can! Parent Program: Families Finding the Balance.
We also team up with other experts in the field here locally to help schools host The Parent P.O.W.E.R classes (Partnerships to Optimize Wellness Through Educational Resources). These classes, given by local members in the community dedicated to living healthy lives, are designed to arm parents with creative ideas about getting your children to eat healthier and become more active. Simplicity is our motto because teaching kids is just that. Time is the most valuable thing that one can give a child. Our objective is to guide what you do at home during everyday meals and playtime, and help your kids want to make themselves more aware of being healthy and making healthier choices, come meal time and one activity at a time. Our speakers are trained experts in the field so let us help connect your parent group or school!