Benefits of the Relaxation and Play life skills for kids
Research shows that most diseases stem from stress. So one of the many benefits of teaching children how to relax and play
is that it will support them to live a healthy life. Another benefit of the Relaxation and Play life skill activities is that they can
reduce anxiety. A recent study reviewed 10 years of research on the impact of relaxation training on anxiety and concluded that
anxiety could be reduced through a variety of relaxation techniques. There are a variety of relaxation activities you could teach
your child in this Home Activity Work Book. Finally, by completing the activities children will experience firsthand the many
benefits of relaxation and play and develop their understanding of how important taking time out and having fun are to enjoy a
positive and happy life.
Relaxation and play life skills for children
This Inspired Children e-book for parents allows empowers them to develop good parenting skills and at the same time inspire
children and develop their kids life skills - these 12 easy to follow activities can be undertaken in 15 minutes at a time. Even in
this busy life every parent can find 15 minutes one or twice a week to read parenting tips to be able to support and inspire their
child for life. Relaxation and play is very important in todayís society as most parents are rushing, overworked and lack work/life
balance. This is true for our children as well who are busy with school, homework, sporting activities, after school, tutoring or
care, social networking and the list goes on. Completing the 12 activities in this e-book will help your child understand the
importance of taking time out to relax and play. There is also available a more comprehensive Parenting Course covering all 7
key life skills.
How to develop the Relaxation and Play life skills for kids
Here are some tips to help your child relax and play:
∑ Give your child a shoulder massage and then receive a massage from your child. Touch is such a great way to relax
and to bond. A loving touch can say so much.
∑ Plan a day to have a relaxing picnic in the park. Bring some healthy food, fun games and enjoy the sunshine!
∑ Put on some quiet music and lie on the floor with your child. Close your eyes and allow the music to help you both
∑ Have a game of cards or play a board game as a family. Invite your childís friends over to play.
∑ Take some time out to stretch with your child. Stretching muscles is good for releasing tension and inducing
Turning the science of child development into the art of parenting !
Dr Rosina McAlpine