This ‘Fitness Fortune Teller’ will get the whole family moving!

As podiatrists and parents, we know how important it is to keep our kids active and moving. Keeping active is not only an important part in maintaining our kid’s overall health, but foot health too!

Kids on the Move has created this fun and simple ‘Fitness Fortune Teller’ activity that you can download and print for easy fun at home. The fitness fortune teller includes various active movements for the players to complete, putting a ‘fitness’ spin on this classic school-recess activity.

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How can exercise benefit my child’s health?

Getting your kids moving can have many benefits including:

  • improving strength
  • coordination
  • flexibility
  • posture
  • building confidence

If you have any questions or concerns about your child’s balance, walking or anything lower limb related, our podiatrists are highly skilled at assessing children’s feet and lower limb biomechanics.

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Disclaimer: The information on our site is NOT medical advice for any specific person or condition. It is only meant as general information. If you have any foot and lower limb questions and/or concerns about your child or your feet, please contact your local podiatrist. If you have any general medical questions, please contact your health provider. For the full terms of use visit myfootdr.com.au/kids-on-the-move-terms-of-use/

 

Is there a difference between laces and slip-on shoes? 

When Choosing The Best Children’s Shoes, it’s very important to choose a pair that has an adjustable fastening mechanism. Choosing shoes with laces, velcro or a buckle rather than a slip-on can help in many ways.

  • It’s important that the shoe is secured to the foot so the toes do not claw to grip the shoe
  • As your child’s feet grow it’s also important that you are able to adjust the shoes.

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