Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Win A Yoplait Get Active Prize Pack!

No doubt about it, the warmer weather is moving on in and with it comes the perfect opportunity to get outside and get active!

Need a little motivation? Yeah, me too. So this Yoplait Get Active Prize Pack from My BlogSpark arrived at just the right time.

My kids absolutely adore yogurt and I love the convenience and health benefits of it. It appears somewhere on their menu at least five days a week. And that's great news! Because you know what? Research has shown that fewer than half of all kids ages two to 12 get the calcium they need each day. And calcium and Vitamin D are both essential nutrients for building strong bones. Yogurt is a great source of both nutrients!

So I was thrilled to receive a coupon* for a free 6-pack of any of the Yoplait for Kids yogurt products (Go-Gurt, Trix, Yoplait Kids). These yogurts are available in a wide variety of flavors and none of them have any "chunks"- handy, since many kids are opposed to chunks in their yogurt! My two preschoolers like all the flavors of Yoplait Kids... seems that while they appeal to tons of others, the bright colors of the Trix yogurt turn my kids off. (I should also note that my kids refuse to eat applesauce that is any color other than "apple colored"!)

Along with the yogurt coupon, we received a Yoplait Get Active Prize Pack. Perfect for a fun-filled day for active children, it includes:

  • A travel cooler (to take the yogurt on the road!)
  • A jump rope.
  • A water bottle.
  • An outdoor game set that includes a beach ball, paddle ball, Jai-Ali, and a Frisbee
And it's all neatly packaged in a drawstring net bag. Can I tell you how much I appreciate that fact? Much less clutter sitting next to my door!

It was a shame that our package arrived on a drizzly, 30-something degree day because my kids were raring to go! We've since had the chance to go outside and "get active" together and we've had such fun. There's nothing like new outdoor toys to help get you busy and moving out there. It had been awhile since I'd had the opportunity to show off my mad Frisbee skills...

Since I truly feel strongly about the importance of good nutrition and staying active for our kids, I am absolutely delighted to be able to offer THREE of these prize packs (each including a coupon* for a free 6-pack of yogurt) to my readers. I 'll be giving one away each week for the next three weeks.

This first giveaway will run through next Tuesday evening, April 21st.

To enter, simply leave a comment answering the following question:

What types of activities do you do as a family to stay healthy and active?

(*Important: This coupon offer for a free six pack of Yoplait for Kids yogurt is not valid in some states, including Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada, New Jersey, North Dakota and Tennessee.)

Good luck! I just know the winners are going to have a blast with this prize.


Amy @ Finer Things said...

We walk around town, play in the yard and go for bike rides. Oh, and tag on the park playground. Sheeeesh -- why is mommy the favorite target?!

Erin said...

We love to swim! Grandma's pool is our first pick in the summer. We also like to play at the playground, toss the football and dig in the garden. There are days that I wish I had an indoor gym, b/c Ohio in July is sultry!


Shaybplus3 said...

Me and the kids love to play frisbee. It teaches them aim and patience and they love to see how far they can throw it.

Soccer is also a new fave right now. Climbing anything is awesome.

Not going to lie sometimes I bring a project for me to do/read/write/work on while they just play at the park. It is a good time for everyone.

Thanks for the chance this is awesome.

mamabear said...

We play tag,wrestle on the trampoline,and play soccer-a ball is all that is needed

Ann R. said...

We love to blow bubbles, ride bicycles, and go swimming!

mama2a&b said...

We walk around the neighborhood - it helps to have a destination, like the spot where we can throw rocks in the creek!
orangetriangle2 AT yahoo DOT com

Anonymous said...

We got to the park and to the local YMCA--they have a wonderful indoor playground for rainy days, we play kick ball, and we jump and slide on the inflatables at Pump It Up-yes, mommy joins in on the fun too!
yeloechikee at hotmail dot com

liz.preemiemom said...

We have been restricted for RSV season, so my husband has strapped our baby onto him with a front backpack carrier thing and walked on the treadmill. I laugh, then go downstairs and work on my stationary bike while he watches the baby.

andrea v said...

We ride our bikes and when it's really hot outside we go swimming.

Marie R said...

I like to walk with my son. Pushing him in his stroller gives me so much exercise and he always loves the view of things.


Kelly said...

We don't have set stuff - we just get outside as often as we can. You ride bikes in the driveway, kick a ball around in the yard, go to the playground. My kids are 5 and almost 3, so bike rides around the neighborhood are more of a stroll for me, good exercise for the 5 yr old, and a ride (in the stroller or wagon or on a pushbike) for the 3 yr old. :-) Inside, our house has a layout that creates a circle that unfortunately goes right through the kitchen - so tag and races inside usually result in my cooking dinner while attempting to dodge kids that are zipping by on foot or on the indoor big wheel or pushcar.

Jay said...

We go for walks around the neighborhood, play chase, chase bubbles, and fly kites.

Joy said...

My family gardens.

cpullum said...

my kids and I go to the park and play tennis, basketball or run the track.

slkone said...

We go for bike rides around the neighborhood.

Anonymous said...

We love to go hiking at a state park that is close to where we live!


Lisa said...

Our family goes on bike rides around the neighborhood, play at the park and anything outside! We love summer! Thanks for the great giveaway opportunity!