School Lunch Check List- B. Fit Long Island

Now that school is starting back up parents all over are racking their brains…”what should I pack for lunch?”

Here is a school lunch check list (with a few examples) to make sure you are sending your kid to school with a healthy lunch thanks to Erika Burdick of B. Fit Long Island.

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Musical Exploration Storybooks for Kids – Moana, Tangled & Mickey

Disney and Hal Leonard have launched their Disney Learning “Explore Music” series and we are HUGE FANS!

My kids and I love to read together all day. These picture books are not only beautiful to look at but, they encourage creative play whether it is using movement with your body or your voice to create music or getting crafty to make your own musical instruments with items around your home.  Turn a day at home or a rainy day into a fun day of musical exploration with some familiar characters.

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Making Healthy Counts…

We can all strive towards a healthier lifestyle and improve our entire families overall health.

Erika Burdick says, “Check out this chart. It is a great guideline if you don’t know where to start to with your family to get on a healthy living path. i love all of these and I stick to most of them except maybe the screen time.”

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Learn what your body is saying to you

As parents we all know that when hunger strikes, a tantrum can follow quickly!

Teach kids to get in tune with their body and learn cues from what their body is telling them.

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The Lemonade Stand Cookbook

Get inspired with The Lemonade Stand Cookbook by Kathy Strahs!

This is not your typical book. It has a gorgeous layout with fantastic lemonade stand drink recipes, baked good recipes, craft ideas and a list of ways to make your lemonade stand a success. After seeing the amazing tips and beautiful photos you will want to set up a stand right away, I know we did.

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Bookworm Wednesdays at Showcase Cinemas

Showcase Cinemas has a great incentive for kids to read throughout the summer.

Every Wednesday from July 5th to July 26th, Farmingdale Multiplex Cinemas and Island 16 Cinema De Lux presents Bookworm Wednesdays, a rewarding program designed to encourage summer reading. Kids who bring a book report (downloadable on Showcase’s website and available at a participating box office) to a select family film each Wednesday in July will receive free admission! Adults and children under the age of six who accompany a qualifying participant will also receive free admission. Children who wish to participate but are not yet reading on their own are encouraged to draw a picture about a story an adult has recently read to them.

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