More Information
Scholastic Parents

Scholastic Parents is your online source for the latest information and advice on learning and development, family life, and school success.

Our Parent Newsletter
Get the newsletter that's right for you and your children:

By providing my email address I am acknowledging that I would like to receive the Parent Update and offers from Scholastic and carefully selected third parties.

Our Privacy Policy is available for your review.

Quick Click: 7 Ways to Keep Your Family Fit Indoors


Due to cutbacks in physical education, increased academic pressures, busy family lives, and ever-growing portion sizes in restaurants and at home, kids are increasingly overweight. Add to that a bone-chilling winter that just makes everyone want to cozy up in front of the TV, and you have a recipe for serious health concerns. Try these strategies to get your family moving — this winter and all year-round.

  1. Start young. The National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) advises parents to get kids moving early in life, to foster healthy development and keep sedentary habits from