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    Holiday Gifts To Keep Kids Active

    Keep kids active this month with our holiday gift guide!

    With the holiday season quickly approaching, many parents are gearing up to begin shopping for gifts. Retailers are offering more options than ever to attain one of the top spots on children’s holiday wishlists this season. While children today are growing increasingly interested in electronics and other sedentary activities, giving gifts that encourage activity are a great way to get your kids up and moving. Check out our list of the best gifts to get kids active during this holiday season!

    Babies & Toddlers

    • Mini Trampoline: This mini toddler trampoline is the perfect way to get your little one up and moving. Even when the weather gets cold, they will have a blast bouncing around indoors. Toddlers will be able to practice balance and coordination, while also have fun!
    • Ride-on Push Car: Toddlers will love riding around the house on a brightly colored push car when the weather starts getting cold. During the spring and summer, take this toy outside and get moving to explore the great outdoors.
    • Youth Programs Classes at the NAC: The winter session runs until February 24th. Babies and toddlers will love getting active in parent participation and independent classes. 

    Ages 5-8

    • Bicycle: Learning how to ride a bike is one of the most exciting things for children. Whether your child is just starting out or can ride like a pro, bikes are a great way to encourage children to get outside and active.
    • Youth Programs Classes at the NAC: This holiday season give the gift of youth programs classes. No matter what your child is interested in, there is sure to be a program that they will love. There are classes in every program including recreational and competitive gymnastics, dance, Kidfit, tae kwon do, and more!

    Ages 9-12

    • Basketball hoop: This is a special gift that kids will look forward to using all winter long. Kids will have a blast shooting hoops after school and staying active with their friends. Whether your child has played basketball before or not, this gift is sure to be a slam dunk.
    • Youth Programs Classes at the NAC: Whether your child loves playing sports or working on their plié, there is a class that they will love at the Newtown Athletic Club. Whether it is raining, snowing, or sunny outside, children can come and stay active all year long.

    This holiday season, focus on what really matters and give a gift that encourages your child to stay fit and healthy. Youth programs are a great gift for children of all ages!

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