Five Types of Activities for Children
It’s something that parents have wondered about for generations: how do you keep kids entertained after school? For parents in Calgary, this is no different.
Extracurricular activities and after-school programs are not just beneficial for kids, who get structure, socialization, and the building up of better emotional maturity and discipline. They can also provide a break for parents, who get a bit of time to themselves as their children expend extra energy on the development of new skills.
Today’s blog for those who are always wondering, what are some good after-school activities for kids? Whether you live in Bearspaw or Lake Bonavista, here are five of the best recreational classes and after-school ideas, for small children and teenagers alike.
Martial Artist's Christmas Wish List
Do you have a martial artist in the family, and you’re not sure what to get them for the holidays? Or maybe you want to surprise your spouse or child with a new hobby that will keep them active during the cold winter months? Look no further than Kung Fu for Life!
It may seem strange, but there are plenty of gift options that come from us directly, or that can be used in conjunction with our training programs to really reach the next level. And of course, there’s even more that’s just fun when you need to take a break from whipping your mind and your body into great shape.
Kung Fu For Kids Recreation
One of the biggest shows on Netflix right now is “Cobra Kai” – a Karate Kid spinoff that shines a spotlight at the role of martial arts throughout life, with old rivalries that move into a new generation. A major theme of the show highlights how childhood is one of the most influential periods of our entire lives: it’s where we develop the habits, hobbies, and discipline that we will carry with us through the years. We learn social skills, how to deal with adversity, and how to focus our skills and energy into meaningful outlets – so with all that said, is learning a martial art a good kids’ activity? We think so!