ERIC Number: ED413321
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Kids in Action. Fitness for Children.
President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, Washington, DC.
This booklet contains ideas for parents to encourage their children to be physically active. Twenty-one activities--incorporating such skills as jumping, balancing, and stretching--are described and illustrated, and variations are provided to accommodate children's different abilities. A "Physical Activity Pyramid" shows how to fit activity into daily life for health and fun. Dietary information and "The Food Guide Pyramid" (U.S. Department of Agriculture) are included. (ND)
Descriptors: Calisthenics, Child Health, Elementary Education, Exercise, Health Promotion, Health Related Fitness, Nutrition, Parent Child Relationship
President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, HHH Building, 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Room 738H, Washington, DC 20201.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, Washington, DC.