I’m so pleased to have my friend Caroline of Under God’s Mighty Hand here sharing a guest post about family fitness. She’s got some fun outdoor and indoor ideas that I think you and your kids will enjoy. – Kara
Winter offers its beauties, but by the time spring comes around, many of us are ready to burst out of doors and into glorious sunshine and green grass to stretch our formerly housebound legs.
Beyond the normal playground, tag, and bike activities, sometimes we need something new in our family fitness routines. Many of the ideas below are geared towards elementary ages (and parents) but can be modified to include younger and older ages. Most of these ideas use household objects or just yourselves and space.
10 Family Fitness Ideas for Outdoors
1. Take a listening walk. If you haven’t read The Listening Walk by Paul Showers (HarperCollins, 1993), check out a copy and take a family walk, listening, observing, and learning from the world around you.