With National Screen-Free Week this week, May 5–11, help your teenager come up with alternatives to watching TV or sitting in front of a computer screen. Here are some ideas to get you started:
- Do stretching exercises or yoga.
- Find a new hobby.
- Find a cause and volunteer at a local group to support it.
- Plant a vegetable garden.
- Try a new sport.
Find more ideas for your teenager at Play More, Watch Less
Contributor: Ellen Schuster, M.S., R.D., Associate State Specialist, University of Missouri Extension, firstname.lastname@example.org, 573-882-1933