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    Summers can be long and hot for students. Here are several ideas that children can use to stay active this summer:
    • Ride anything wheels today for 30 minutes
    • Help mom with laundry , use bath towels for toss and catch game
    • Set up a clothesline between trees or house, play balloon volleyball
    • Dad’s special day, take him golfing, bowling, walking or play a game of catch
    • Toss any type object into garbage cans from different distances (clean the can first and help with garbage detail)
    • Gather water bottles and stack to play bowling (pyramid shape)
    • Walk the beach all day with mom /dad/family
    • Play beach towel volleyball with friends or family ( toss a ball over a net)
    • Play frisbee at the beach or campground/park/with family or friends
    • Gather sea shells , toss in sand bucket, repeat for a better score
    • Jog in the sand , forward , backward, sideward for 15 minutes
    • Make a hop skotch grid and or horseshoe pit and play with family or friends
    • Play a game of tag using the sun and shadows (shadow tag)
    • Hike with family or friends at the community park
    • Take in a baseball or softball team and support the local or pro team of your choice
    • Make small weights using sand buckets, milk jugs with water and exercise for 15 minutes
    • At the beach, pool or backyard - toss water balloons for distance with a friend or family
    • Jump in and out of a hula hoop 50 times, repeat for a better score
    • Flashlight Tag= shine the light on opponents in a hide and seek night game
    • Go to a Senior Center and help them workout/read or walk
    • Teach a 'new ' friend while on vacation, a game that you learned in PE class
    • Use beach towels to practice stretching skills learned in PE class
    • Run or jog back and forth 30 feet (shuttle run), 5 times
    • Throw socks(rolled) into the laundry basket, increase distance each time
    • Hand volley a tennis ball against a wall 100 times (forehand stroke)
    • Use a tennis ball can to toss and catch inside 10 times with each hand
    • Use a blanket (old) as a parachute and exercise or fling equipment off
    • Walk one mile with your family , keep heart rate checked