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The Power Food this week is Watermelon! The watermelon can be classed as both a fruit and a vegetable. They can be a fruit because it grows from a seed, has a sweet refreshing flavor, and is loosely considered a type of melon. It is a...

Throwing takes many forms. The two-handed underhand throw and the one hand underhand throw are both common in young children. There is also the sidearm throw and a two-hand overarm throw. The type of throw that a person uses, especially among children, often depends on task...

Power Food this week is the Tomato! We all can recognize a tomato, they are those giant red berries that your mom uses to make spaghetti sauce. Slice them for sandwiches, toss them in salads, cook them into sauces or squeeze them for juice. Tomatoes...

Jumping may not seem like an important developmental milestone for children, but it’s one of the activities children need for better gross motor strength, proprioception, motor planning, balance and core muscle. Without this development, your child’s lower levels of the brain (cerebellum) used for balance, coordination, attention,...

Kids are natural runners, but whether they're accompanying you on a run or participating in a school program, they require special care at every step of their development. When children become involved in running it not only keeps them physically fit and healthy, it also provides...

This week’s power food is Green Bell Pepper! A green pepper is a highly nutritious vegetable. This bell-shaped vegetable with a green, glossy exterior adds a dash of color to any dish. It is also referred to as a bell pepper. It has a tangy...

There aren’t too many kids that would say no to playing with a ball. Whether it is throwing or kicking a ball around, they provide hours of simple fun and in many cases these days, much-needed physical activity! What Is Catching For A Child? Gross motor skills...