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Staying Happy and Healthy at Home



4/3/20 – During our district-wide closure, we will provide tips and ideas for you and your family to stay happy and healthy during this challenging time. Follow our ideas and videos for fitness and exercise, golf tips, indoor activities, crafts and projects for all ages posted on our website and Facebook page.  


Fitness Activities

Fitness Circuit – stay fit with this great post-run circuit

Gentle Yoga – guided by Recreation Center yoga instructor Marian McNair

How to Unlock your Hamstrings – how to tell if you are tight and help reduce back pain

Strength and Cardio Workout – stay active with this fun workout

Full Body Workout – Grab a ball or dumbbell and get moving

Yoga with Liz from the Recreation Center – grab your mat and let’s yoga

Partner Workout – grab anyone in your home for a fun partner workout

CHARRE (Chair + Barre) workout – join Cara on this workout. Instructions are posted in the comments of the video

Total Body Strength Workout – grab a few common household items and try this workout 

Barre with Lisa – grab a chair and get your day going!

Family Fun Activities

Drawing Tutorial Video – fun step-by-step tutorial 

Dance Tutorial – learn fun dance moves at home

Magic of Gary Kantor – free at-home magic videos for families

Sidewalk Chalk Art Video – get creative on your sidewalk

St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt – active indoor game 

Chicago North Shore Moms – family tips, games, activities

Mom Junction – dance games 

KidActivities – improv games 

KidActivities – free educational subscriptions 

MomDot – crafts

Learning4Kids – science activities

Rainy Day Mum – science activities

DisruptionChris – live streaming field trips 

Adventures in Familyhood – virtual field trips

The Coder School – free spring break coding classes

Nature Activities

Backyard Exploring – see what you can find with your Heller Nature Center naturalis

National Parks Virtual Tours – breathtaking tours of our national parks 

Stellarium-Web – tour the constellations

Audubon Society – get to know these 15 common birds

Audubon Society – birding is a perfect social distancing activity

Cincinnati Zoo – daily animal highlights 

Aquatics Activities

Water Safety Crossword Puzzle – fun for all ages!

YouTube Video – water safety cartoon for kids

YouTube Video – water safety for kids 

Red Cross – prepare to be a lifeguard

Tennis Activities

YouTube Video – how to practice tennis at home

YouTube Video – tennis activities you can do at home 

YouTube Video – basement tennis

YouTube Video – how to change your tennis stroke technique 

YouTube Video – forehand technique at home

YouTube Video – improve your serve at home 

Athletics Activities

YouTube Video – wall baseball

YouTube Video – 12-minute workout for kids

Baseball Training Videos – keep your skills sharp with these library of drills you can do at home

Golf Activities

Putting Drills at Home – keep your putting game strong with these easy-to-follow drills

YouTube Video – 6 exercises for golfers over 50

YouTube Video – yoga stretches for golfers

YouTube Video – wrist exercises all golfers must do

Indoor Chipping Drills – Improve your short game from home

Indoor Putting Drills – keep your putting sharp while at home

Performing Arts Activities

Musical Theatre Exercise – join Margo and Amy from Children’s Theatre Company on a fun exercise 

…more to come soon!