Active Play for Families: Family Commitment Sheet - DHS 4587

Helping Families. Supporting Communities. Empowering Individuals.
State of Illinois
Department of Human Services

Families that play together stay healthier together: Make active play a family affair! Exercise will help your family members feel good about their self, lower stress levels and give them more energy!

How can I help my family stay active?

  • Be a good role model
  • Be active for at least 30 minutes every day
  • Provide at least 1 hour each day of active play for my children
  • Watch only 2 hours of TV a day
  • Drink more water
  • Your idea: _______________

What activities can my family do to stay active?

  • Dance to music
  • Play games like Tag and Hopscotch
  • Take a walk together
  • Play at the park
  • Fly a kite
  • Do cart wheels and jumping jacks
  • Walk to the store
  • Take the stairs instead of the elevator
  • Go to the library and borrow books, CD's, and videos on exercise
My Family Goal I am going to do this:
I will be more active
as a role model for my family.
I will be more active
with my children.

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DHS 4587 (N-08-11) Active Play for Families - Family Commitment Sheet

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