Monday, November 25, 2019

365: Healthy Lifestyle Month

November 25 is part of Healthy Lifestyle Month. I try to get Jude in the habit of living a healthy lifestyle by offering him well balanced meals, helping him navigate his feelings, giving him opportunities to socialization with similar aged children, and getting outside as much as we can to run around.
Today, we focused on the going outside part of our healthy lifestyle by participating in Tinkergarten today. While I was setting up, Jude climbed up and down a couple of large rocks. This is a great way for him to gain independence, work on his proprioceptive and vestibular systems, and have fun while doing it.
Jude also got to socialize today by playing with other children while we made a witch's brew for class! We worked through the scientific process while watching vinegar and baking soda react. We practiced taking turns, being patient, and working cooperatively.
Living a healthy lifestyle is so much more than just eating well. It's the socialization, care for mental health, and submersion in nature that helps toddlers have a well-rounded, healthy life!

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