Video Games that Will Keep Kids Active
While playing video games might not seem like the most healthy thing for a kid to be doing, there are some video games that actually engage them in being physically active. Many games for the Nintendo Wii system will keep your kids up off the couch while engaging them in fun, friendly competition with their siblings, friends, or even you! Nintendo Wii has several video games for kids fitness and one such game is called Wii Sports.
Wii sports comes usually comes with the Wii System when purchased. Wii Sports involves them in many different activities from bowling to golf. The Nintendo Wii also has an add on system specifically dedicated to fitness called the Wii Fit. Wii Fit uses a scale that measures balance of the user to control the game. There are dedicated exercise routines that can be applied to individual users on the Nintendo Wii Fit such as Yoga programs or cardio-vascular exercises.
The Wii Fit also has games to keep your young ones interested. In one game you have to lean to catch hula-hoops that are thrown at you and then hula-hoop to keep them going around your character’s waist. The goal is to collect the most hula-hoops before time runs out and also to work your core. Another game involves leaning an practicing your balancing techniques to help a snow skier down a mountainside. While these are only a few examples of video games for kids fitness, there are many more that can be explored.