The Activity Works Blog

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7 Ways to Keep Your Kids Active This Summer

June 29, 2015

Now that school is out, kids most likely have a lot of free time on their hands.  Although they may enjoy lazing around on the computer or watching TV all day, studies show that sedentary kids are likely to gain weight over the summer. This weight gain could [...]

Got Water? Most Kids, Teens Don’t Drink Enough

June 29, 2015

According to a study conducted by Harvard scientists, most children and teens are not consuming as much water each day as they should be.  In fact, the study found that 1/4 of children ages 6 to 9 don’t normally drink enough water as part of their daily [...]

Creating a Summer Garden in 4 Easy Steps (In the City or Suburbs)

June 29, 2015

Summer is upon us and now more than ever, there’s no better time of the year to keep your kids outdoors. Whether you live in the city or the suburbs, creating a garden (big or small) is a great way to not only grow fresh and healthy food all season long, [...]