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Title: List of 16 Good Habits for Kids | Wonder Parenting

List of 16 Good Habits For Kids That Every Parent
Must Teach

Healthy habits for kids
  • If we develop healthy habits at an early age in
    our kids, they become good habits for kids and
    good choices for a lifetime. We can develop
    healthy habits majorly in the following six ways
  • Exercise
  • Nutrition
  • Hygiene
  • Rest and Sleep
  • Safety
  • Wellbeing

A. Exercise
  • Good exercise habit keeps us fit and healthy.
    Any activity that moves your body and keeps you
    healthy and fit is exercise.
  • Types of Exercise
  • Aerobic (oxygen) exercise makes heart and lungs
    stronger such as running and walking.
  • Anaerobic (without oxygen) exercise build up the
    muscle strength such as swinging on a bar
  • Why should you exercise?
  • It gets your heart pumping blood around your body
    and uses your muscles.
  • It makes your bones healthy and muscles stronger.
  • Exercise helps prevent diseases and regulates
    your weight.
  • It also helps you think clearly.
  • When you are fit, you can do more activity using
    less energy as your stamina increases.

Teach Good habits for kids Exercise
  • 1. Walking
  • Walking is a healthy habit for kids which you
    should develop at a young age. This will keep
    them healthy throughout their life. Walking for
    exercise is one of the cheap and best healthy
    habits for kids. Sitting with gadgets for a long
    time can make the muscles stiff. Walking improves
    your aerobic fitness and makes your leg muscles
  • 2. Running
  • Running is again one of the healthy habits for
    kids which is good for school children. Children
    love running with friends in the park which is
    also a healthy exercise.
  • 3. Outdoor Sports
  • Kids must learn outdoor sports and practice their
    favorite sports as a part of exercise daily.
    Participating in outdoor games are good habits
    for school children. They can indulge in
    swimming, skating, badminton, cricket, football,
    skipping, basketball, golf, and the list is
    endless. Playing with a team also teaches your
    kids cooperation, coordination, and teamwork
    skills while they also exercise.

B. Nutrition
  • Good nutrition habits keep us growing and
    healthy. It allows your body to grow well and
    stay healthy. Nutrition is what your body takes
    in from the food you eat and uses it for your
    health. Nutrients in food help you to grow taller
    which you get from eating healthy food. Vitamins
    and minerals are nutrients which you will get
    from eating a range of foods.
  • There are five main food groups in a balanced
    diet pyramid. Each group contains foods with
    similar nutrients. Healthy eating habits for kids
    should be developed since birth.

Teach Good habits for kids Nutrition
  • 4. Eat more of Always Foods
  • Always foods come from plants which are healthy
    to eat all the time such as fruits and
  • 5. Eat Often Foods several times
  • Often foods should be eaten several times a
    day. You can eat three serves of dairy foods
    which contain proteins such as yogurt, cheese,
    etc., each day. Dairy foods contain calcium for
    strong bones.
  • 6. Eat Sometimes Foods occasionally
  • Sometimes Foods may taste good but do not have
    nutrients. Food such as cakes and cookies contain
    sugar and fat which should be eaten sometimes as
    a treat rather than every day. These good habits
    for kids should be developed at an early age to
    avoid obesity.
  • 7. Drink plenty of water
  • Good habits for health includes drinking plenty
    of water. It is an important part of good
    nutrition that will help you stay healthy.

C. Hygiene
  • Good Hygiene Habits keep us clean and healthy.
    Hygiene is what you do to keep yourself healthy
    and clean. When you develop good hygiene habits
    to take care of your body, it is called personal

Teach Good habits for kids Hygiene
  • 8. Keep yourself clean
  • Being clean means being free from germs which can
    infect your body and make you unwell. Germs use
    up your bodys energy and nutrients.
  • Wash your body every day with water and soap.
    Soap and water remove dirt and dead skin.
  • It is important to wash your hands after playing
    and going to the toilet. Teach your kids to wash
    hands before touching and eating food.
  • Brush or comb your hair every day to get rid of
    knots and tangles.
  • Wash your hair regularly with shampoo.
  • Get rid of head lice and dandruff.
  • Keep your nails clean and trim them regularly to
    stop germs from building up under them.
  • Keep your teeth clean by brushing them twice a
    day with toothbrush and toothpaste.
  • Visit the dentist every six months for a regular
  • 9. Keep your pets clean
  • Pets are always loved but they sometimes carry
    germs too. Clean your pets home or bedding
    regularly. It will keep your pet also healthy.
    You should keep the food bowl clean and change
    your pets water often.
  • 10. Keep your surroundings clean
  • Keep your home and community clean and healthy.
    Teach your kids good habits of throwing garbage
    in the dustbin and get the garbage cleaned up if
    they see anywhere. These good habits for kids
    will also help other people to be healthy.

D. Rest and Sleep
  • Good rest and sleep habits for kids keep them
    relaxed, healthy, and energetic. Rest is when you
    keep your body time to relax. It is not necessary
    to be asleep to rest. Even sitting quietly while
    reading a book is a good way to relax and rest.
    While you are asleep, your body repairs itself
    and grows new red blood cells and brain is
    repaired and reorganized.

Teach Good habits for kids Rest and Sleep
  • 11. Sleep for at least 8 hours
  • An uninterrupted sleep of 8 hours is sound sleep.
    It calms down the body and mind.
  • 12. Meditation
  • Meditation and yoga help you to relax your body
    and mind. It can help to clear your mind after a
    busy day which will also help you to concentrate
  • 13. Lower down the stress
  • Take regular breaks and holidays to recharge your
    body and mind.
  • Have some free time each day.
  • Do some relaxing activities which you love to do.
  • Take catnaps and power naps to energize yourself.
  • Use the Pomodoro technique while studying for
    long hours.

E. Safety
  • Good safety habits keep us safe and healthy. When
    your kids are safe, they are not in danger of
    being hurt or upset. Rules help to keep them
    safe. Kids need to be safe at home, school, and

Teach Good habits for kids Safety
  • 14. Follow safety rules
  • Teach your kids to follow road safety rules,
    cyber safety rules, sports safety rules indoor
    and outdoor.
  • 15. Safety at home
  • Use electrical appliances under the supervision
    of adults. Put things safely to avoid accidents.

F. WellbeingGood wellbeing habits keep our kids
healthy and feel happy. Teach your kids to live a
good quality life to stay happy and healthy.
  • Teach Good habits for kids Wellbeing
  • 16. Be positive
  • Feel good about yourself.
  • Feel good about others around you.
  • Create happy emotions around yourself.
  • Care for your mind, body, and spirit.
  • Learn the importance of good manners.

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  • for
  • watching!!
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