Water, water everywhere! We hope that is what you are saying during these hot summer months! It’s so important to make sure that you and the kiddos are drinking plenty of water to avoid dehydration. Remember that water is always the optimal beverage choice especially when thirsty from physical activity or a long day outdoors. Read on for water tips to stay hydrated this summer and for ways to educate the kids on why water is such a healthy choice.
First, here are three simple water tips to keep you hydrated all summer long:
Tip 1: Freeze water bottles.
Before you head out for the day, grab a frozen water bottle for easy access to a refreshing, cool and healthy drink.
Tip 2: Cut up a watermelon.
Small pieces of a cut up watermelon can be stored in the fridge for easy access to a tasty, hydrating snack.
Tip 3: Add fruit or veggie slices.
To liven up a plain glass of water, add fruit or veggie slices like lemons, limes, oranges or cucumbers.
Next, to get you in the spirit, watch this thirst-quenching video from the Kidney Brothers:
Now, make sure and download this water-themed coloring sheet for the kids:
Lastly, check out our OrganWise water resources showcasing The Kidney Brothers!