Tuesday, May 31, 2011

26.2 Things to do this Summer! GET SOME FUN & FITNESS

26.2 Krazy Kool Things to do This Summer!
Start your morning with a dance party to your favorite song! You’ll be dancing all day!
Bug Out! @ Bugs! A Rainforest Adventure. Museum of Nature and Science @ Fair Park.
Find a bike trail near your home and go for a ride. Try Katy Trail. Helmets always!
Hot out today? Turn on your sprinkler, put on your swimsuit and run through it!
Can you find the Big Dipper? Ask someone to point it out for you. Do you see any other constellations?
Windy outside? Put on a hat & fly a kite at a nearby park. Watch for power lines.
Grab a blanket and head to the park with family & friends. Pack a healthy picnic!
July 21
st is Dollar Day at the Dallas Zoo! It’s a roaring fun time!
Play hopscotch or foursquare with your friends. Not sure how? Ask Mom or Dad, they know everything!
Check with your local Parks and Recreation Dept for a list of their FREE summer activities!
Plant a garden in your yard, or in a window box. Ask adults for help & don’t forget to water.
Play a basketball game with your friends: Around the World, HORSE, or Knockout are classics!
Take a walking tour of Dealey Plaza Park. See the JFK memorial and walk over to the reflecting pools.
Now that you’ve completed your Marathon, challenge
2 friends to run 2 times a week with you!
Take a walk through the Great Trinity Forest and hike to the Trinity Overlook
at Trinity River Greenbelt Park.
Spend your day with Dad on June 21
Make your own trail mix using whole grain cereal, dried fruit and nuts.
st: Father’s Day. Ride your bikes, go fishing or play catch.
GULP, GULP! Stay hydrated this summer! Drink 4 or more glasses of water per day.
Ask Mom or Dad to make your dinner from a budget recipe @ www.wholefoodsmarket.com
Cool off by taking a swim at your local community pool. How many laps can you swim in a row?
Visit your local Farmers Market and select 3 new veggies or fruits to try.
Find your nearest local track and keep up with your miles. You can run another marathon this summer!
Be green: grab your neighbors and help clean up trash and litter in your neighborhood!
Watch the fireworks boom! Celebrate the 4
th of July at Fair Park. Free after 4pm.
Take me out to the ballgame! Rangers tickets are half price on Wednesday home games.
Make a yummy summer treat by freezing your favorite juice in a paper cup with a Popsicle stick!
Try out a new sport, or just practice at an old one: soccer, baseball, disc golf, volleyball, basketball.

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