Use an empty school playground to get moving with your family. Our friends from the New Balance Foundation-sponsored organization Playworksshowed us how to get active with hula hoops, hopscotch, jump ropes, four square, and more.
We love to hear about what other like-minded organizations are up to. Our friends at the Waltham Fields Community Farm, a non-profit farm in Waltham, MA, (which is located really close to the ChopChop office) helps to teach kids about local agriculture and food access through hands-on education.
Cassie, an intern at Waltham Fields Community Farm, wrote a little about the farm and how it helps fuel a relationship between children, healthy food, and cooking.
Did you know kids gain 6% more weight during the summer? Buck the trend by eating healthy and finding ways to keep moving! Take our Summertime Fitness Challenge presented by the New Balance Foundation and watch yourself get more fit. Just click on the the image below and print out the PDF. Ready? Go!