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Trinity and the Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln wan you to have fun and stay safe this summer.

Trinity and the Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln wan you to have fun and stay safe this summer.

Here are some tips for staying active while playing it safe this summer:

Mindfulness

Here are mindfulness activities and resources for the entire family.

Music

Music can sooth your soul and spirit! Here are 6 reasons why. Here are six (6) reasons why.

Gratitude

Create a gratitude tree or flower, send thank you notes to family and friends, or create a gratitude dream board. Here is a large list of fun activities on mindfulness!

Make your own colorful DIY gratitude journals to help you focus on your blessings this summer! Colored paper and printable labels make this project quick and easy.

Mindfulness for Christians. Is it in God’s best interests for us and our faith? This is a great article on spiritual wellness.

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month. Find resources for mindfulness and printable handouts for your family.

Practicing Gratitude in hard times helps your family stay positive!

Here are 10 activities for practicing mindfulness in nature.

Physical Activity

Couch to 5K 

Here is a faith-based Couch to 5 K program I will be following! The Revelation Wellness Couch to 5K program is a 10-week training plan filled with practical information. You’ll learn how to support and train your physical body to run well while receiving greater inspiration for your spiritual, mental, and emotional well-being. 

Physical Fitness Planner

May is National Physical Fitness & Sports Month! The President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition is excited to encourage everyone to #MoveInMay, but remember to continue to practice social distancing while you’re being active. Here is an active at home planner! 

Physical Activity Resources

If you need a GIANT list of physical activity resources that are fun, here it is! Active Schools has compiled a fun and interactive list of resources in one handy document! 

100 Mile Club

There is still time to enjoy the 100 Mile Club May activity calendar. You can track miles with your family doing different exercises and get outside! 

Hip Hop Public Health

Hip Hop Public Health has music videos designed to get you moving and discusses important health topics. Some geared to explain COVID-19 to your children in a compassionate way!

Staying Active with Football Players

Professional and College football players demonstrate great ways for kids to stay active while indoors. Check out these moves from David Holloway formerly of the Cleveland Browns and Arizona Cardinals, Logan Wilson of the University of Wyoming, Braden Mann of Texas A&M.

Healthy Eating

Eating healthy will help you to have energy and supply your body with the vitamins and minerals it needs to have a healthy immune system. Your kids will love these interactive cooking lessons and the whole family can enjoy these tasty recipes.

Lessons

The Dish Real Talk About Food helps improve your health, well-being, and resilience by providing real talk about food. These short lessons offer life tips to equip you to plan meals, save money, and shop and eat healthier.

Science and Food

Look at these fun science and food activities!

Games and Books

Here are a variety of resources on healthy food games and books!

Outdoor Play & Gardening

 Planting a Garden

Planting your own garden puts fresh, healthy veggies right in your back yard and can be easier than you think!

Gardening for Kids

Here are 5 ways to get your kids gardening!

Getting Messy and Having Fun

31 outdoor activities that let the kids get messy and have fun outside!

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