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Exercise Jar for Kids




My boys both just began basketball, and have gym classes at co-op, but we are still stuck inside most days due to extreme cold temperatures.  I decided to add some exercise to the daily agenda and workboxes by making an Exercise Jar.

I picked exercises that kids can do with very little help.  If they didn't know how to do an exercise, we watched a quick video when I explained the jar (below). If your child is really struggling with one of these exercises, just take it out of the jar.

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After each boy finishes his free typing lessons, they must pick 3 exercise from the Exercise Jar. What better time than after sitting at a computer?!  It's a good lesson for all of us in this modern computer age. It isn't a full workout, but keep them moving a little more during the day.

Younger children can pick one exercise a day, if 3 is too many.  Older kids can pick up 5 a day. To keep in shape, maybe you as a mom can pick a few to do with your kids!








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