Safety Tips for Bounce House Jumpers

Now that you have the Bounce House reserved, what can you do to ensure that the kids inside it will be safe? -Take off anything hard or sharp they may be wearing: shoes, necklaces, eyeglasses, and jewelry are just a few examples. Any amount of jumping can turn these objects into weapons. To avoid escorting […]

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Keeping Your Kids Active

If you are a parent, there is the possibility that you worry about your children becoming overweight or even obese. Indeed, this worry is an understandable one. Recent studies have shown that the number of overweight preschoolers has doubled over the past decade. This statistic can be frightening to parents. However, there are many things […]

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The Science of Jumping

“1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 at once, 6, (skip 7), 8, 9, 10. Turn around and hop back through. Pick up the stone on square seven.” This is counting of a child playing hopscotch at school. It’s truly amazing how such a simple game can capture their attention for an entire afternoon. All they […]

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Why Is Jumping Good for your Heart?

“I like coffee, I like tea I like so and so to jump with me!” Long gone it seems are the days that we would recite child rhymes. So too have a lot of the activities that we made up with the rhymes. The particular one happens to be a rhyme for double scotch jump […]

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Don’t Eat This Before Jumping!

Your mom probably told you a million times that you should wait at least thirty minutes after you eat to go swimming. But, what about jumping? Surely throwing your body into the air over and over again has to warrant some type of dietary guideline. Although these rules may not be as well known, there […]

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Making Family Time A Priority

In the hustle and bustle of modern society, it can be difficult to dedicate your time to family.  Making a concerted effort to spend time together as a family can have many positive repercussions. As you participate in family time, parents and children can create stronger emotional bonds. Finding an activity that is fun for […]

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What Muscles do We Use to Jump?

Jumping is an activity that we do often without thinking- as it is a natural thing for us to do. Most of us understand how to jump instinctively, without fully realizing the complex series of functions that happen in our bodies in a millisecond as we do. Here are the basic muscles that are worked […]

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5 Impressive Jumping Animals

As you are gathering together to watch the summer Olympics, you may gawk at the abilities of the long and high jumpers. Although their jumping is incredible for human abilities, when we turn to nature to look for jumpers, we can really see where the elite jumpers in the world are. Klipspringer are only about […]

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Jumping-Good for Kids Health?

Jumping- Good for Kids Health? It turns out that jumping around on an elastic surface isn’t just fun- it actually is good for your body. While bouncing around is still quite fun (trust us), the health benefits of doing it on a regular basis are well worth looking into, especially for kids. Essentially, the act […]

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