Parents: 3 Easy Actions You Can Take to Boost Play for Kids!

September 13th, 2016

School is back in session. But too many schoolyards are LOCKED UP after classes, especially in Latino neighborhoods, and families often lack safe places to play. That’s why Salud America! has a new campaign urging schools to boost public access to recreational facilities. Salud America!, led by health researcher Dr. Amelie G. Ramirez, is a […]

How to Find the Right After School Activities For Your Child

March 13th, 2016

Studies frequently show that children involved in after school activities experience a wide-range of social and developmental benefits. For instance, KidsHealth reports that after school activities could help children to achieve better grades and higher school attendance. What’s more, introducing advantageous hobbies into your child’s routine can help them to learn the value of time […]

The Benefits of Participation in After School Activities

March 1st, 2016

The benefits of after school activities for children are wide and varied, ranging from physical benefits due to the promotion of increased activity, to psychological and social advantages. Scientific research proves that encouraging children to engage in activities after school could aid their development. Experts in child advancement suggest that participation in extracurricular activities on […]