|« Empty Praise||Baby Travel: Flying »|
Swimming is a great activity for you and your little ones. But, so many women refuse to shimmy into their bathing costumes because of a low self body image. Rather than seeing a swim as a healthy and relaxing time with baby, toddler or pre-schooler, so many mums dread that mad dash from the changing rooms into the pool so they simply don't go! This means that many chidren are growing up not having had much contact with the water - which is not good at all. Instead, see swimming as a great chance to have a splash around with your little ones; lots of cuddles and bouncing in the water together! You don't have to go every week, just set a goal perhaps once a month to start with and see how you enjoy it. Swimming need not be a fearful excercise for anyone!
If you are nervous of revealing your curves, go off peak where there are fewer people in the pool. And remember, no one sees you once you're under water anyway! You don't need to be a great swimmer either: have a splash and a fun time in the shallow end of the pool. If you think you'll get bored, take along some floating toys to play with. There may even be kiddie lessons at your local pool - so pop along and see what's going on. Your little will love the water - you may even really enjoy the visit too!
|<< <||> >>|
Hi! I'm Tikal the Toucan, the mascot for ToucanLearn. Follow my blog to find out interesting things relating to babies, toddlers and preschool children!
Sign up FREE to ToucanLearn to follow our activity based learning programme for babies, toddlers and children. We offer hundreds of fun learning craft, games and activities - every activity is aimed at the capabilities of your specific children. Download custom activity sheets, and log their progress in each child's unique Daily Diary!
You'll also find sticker and reward charts, certificates, number and letter practice. Every activity links into the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) areas of learning and development.
Fill in our Daily Diary to log progress against the EYFS and add photo entries instantly simply by sending them straight from your phone. You can share diaries back with parents or childminders so that everyone can enjoy watching your children develop.
activities animals art babies baby behaviour books «child development» childcare childminder children christmas colours communication computers confidence cooking counting craft «daily diary» development doctor eating eyfs family «fine motor skills» food fruit fun games garden happy health healthy «healthy eating» ideas language «language development» learning letters «make believe» music nature numbers nursery ofsted outdoors parenting park pictures play playing pregnancy «pretend play» reading relax research routine safety school shapes sleep speaking speech sun television toddler toddlers toucanlearn «toucanlearn blog» toys vegetables water words writing
©2018 by ToucanLearn Ltd.Credits: Social CMS