The Wilton Family Y invites families to participate in Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, April 30, from noon to 3. This free event is intended to inspire children to keep their minds and bodies active.
There will be swimming, family yoga, games, arts and crafts, face painting, a fishing derby, pottery, animal demos, a moon bounce and more to motivate and teach families how to develop healthy routines at home. According to the Y, research shows that without access to out-of-school physical and learning activities, children fall behind academically and gain weight twice as fast during summer than the school year.
In celebration of Healthy Kids Day, the Y offers the following tips to help families develop healthy habits: