Mompreneur Mother and Daughter Debi Dutton and Elissa Sungar, founders of If Not You, Who.org are here with Productive Play and how important physical activity is for your preschooler. Debi and Elissa are here on Word of Mom Radio every 3rd Wednesday a month to share great tips, ideas and activities to better prepare your kids for kindergarten.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture the prevalence of obesity for children ages 2 to 5 since the early 1970’s has almost doubled. The National Association for Sports and Physical Education recommends that preschoolers accumulate at least 60 minutes of structured and another 60 minutes of unstructured physical activity a day. These two facts led us to the topic of our radio show today for Productive Play - putting physical activity into the everyday life of a preschooler. But while kids under 6 love to move - we need to encourage fitness in a fun manner. On our show, we share some balloon activities and other information to help pr