The Little Gym

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The Little Gym wants you and your children to learn and grow inside and outside of the gym! Our ideas, insights, and tips will help you keep your kids happy, healthy, and on the right track.

Fresh ideas, insights, and tips from The Little Gym

Tips to Develop an Early Reading Habit for Kids

Tips to Develop an Early Reading Habit for Kids

As a mom, you get “first dibs” on influencing your child’s brain. Time and time again, studies have shown that reading while pregnant has a positive effect on a child’s development early on, and it continues as they grow. Reading early, and often, has been shown to...

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The BIG Benefits of Physical Activities for Kids

The BIG Benefits of Physical Activities for Kids

Children are busy, busy little people! Physical activity does so much more than provide children with an outlet for burning their endless supply of energy. Over the years, various studies on child development have been conducted to prove that physical activities for...

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5 Tips for Building Confidence & Independence in Kids

5 Tips for Building Confidence & Independence in Kids

Parenting is a very big and very important job. You’re the big person to your little person and you’re responsible for teaching and guiding your child to be resilient and independent. Overwhelmed yet? It’s important to build confidence in kids to help prepare them for...

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Age Appropriate Chores for Kids

Age Appropriate Chores for Kids

With school, playdates, and extracurricular activities, finding time for children to do household tasks may seem impossible, and that’s just your schedule! However, it’s important to make time and room for chores for kids into your daily agenda, if nothing else than...

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Benefits of Getting Kids Involved in the Kitchen

Benefits of Getting Kids Involved in the Kitchen

Getting dinner on the table is a major feat in every busy family. However, before you ban your kids from the kitchen so you can cook in peace, invite them to help with the cooking. Cooking has many long-term benefits for children including increased confidence,...

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4 Benefits of Routines for Kids

4 Benefits of Routines for Kids

As the ease of summer days come to an end and a new school year begins, families are getting ready to dive into their back-to-school routines. Transitioning from a summer routine to a structured school routine can be stressful for both parents and kids alike. It’s...

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Let your Child’s Imagination Run WILD!

Let your Child’s Imagination Run WILD!

Remember all the fun and imaginative things you played as a child? A princess in a castle or a cowboy in the Wild West? While those memories and activities are cherished for adults, they are actually ideal to help unleash a child's imagination! Imaginative play is...

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