Encourage Free Play

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Encouraging free play helps your child grow in several everyday skills. Learn more at: https://fitandhealthykids.unl.edu/materials-for-you #fitandhealthykids

Have Fun with Vocabulary!

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Building a child’s vocabulary is important! There are many ways to help your child’s use of words grow. Learn more at: https://cehs.unl.edu/abeautifulday/beautiful-thinking/   #fitandhealthykids

Playtime Teaches Social Skills!

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Children excel in social skills when they can play with others and learn more about the world around them! Learn more at: https://learningchildblog.wordpress.com/2015/07/15/play-skills-for-children/  #fitandhealthykids

Improve Motor Skills

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Jumping rope is a simple exercise with lots of benefits, such as working the body’s most important muscle – the heart! Learn more at: https://food.unl.edu/article/physical-activity-preschool-aged-children  #fitandhealthykids

Dance Activates the Brain!

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Dancing is an excellent way to inspire physical and cognitive action in children. Learn more at: https://food.unl.edu/article/physical-activity-preschool-aged-children  #fitandhealthykids

Play Helps Us Grow Emotionally

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Children’s playtime is excellent for emotional health! Learn more at: https://fitandhealthykids.unl.edu/materials-for-you  #fitandhealthykids

Physical Play Encourages Movement!

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Children need to move and playing teaches them about movement and growing related skills! Learn more at: https://food.unl.edu/article/physical-activity-preschool-aged-children  #fitandhealthykids

Board Games Promote Mental Stimulation

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Board games can cultivate a child’s attention span and are a fun way to teach focus and communication! Learn more at: https://learningchildblog.wordpress.com/2016/10/01/family-game-night-a-win-win/  #fitandhealthykids

Teach Fun Concepts With Block Play!

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Blocks can be used to build things, but also build your child’s critical thinking and plans to design! Learn more at: Block Science.pdf  #fitandhealthykids

Social Skills Blossom

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Playtime not only helps emotional and physical health, but it also improves a child’s opportunities to grow their social skills with others! Learn more at: https://fitandhealthykids.unl.edu/materials-for-you  #fitandhealthykids

Block Play Sparks Imagination

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Blocks cultivate both creativity and mathematical skills for a more well-rounded activity. Learn more at: Block Math.pdf  #fitandhealthykids

Physical Play

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Physical play is natural for children to learn and grow! Learn more at: https://cehs.unl.edu/abeautifulday/beautiful-movements/  #fitandhealthykids

Audio Amplifies Pretend Play

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Listening is one of the most important skills a child learns to flourish. Including audio in playtime, like reading aloud, helps them build this skill! Learn more at: https://mediahub.unl.edu/media/12663  #fitandhealthykids

Expand Learning With Blocks

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Both mental and motor skills are practiced when your child works with blocks! Learn more at: block Physical play.pdf  #fitandhealthykids

Playing Outdoors Benefits

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Time outdoors with your child has many positive benefits! Learn more at: https://cehs.unl.edu/abeautifulday/beautiful-adventures/  #fitandhealthykids

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