Benefits of jump rope


This week’s theme over on Instagram was getting outdoors!

Jumping rope or skipping is an age-old outdoor activity that requires very little cost with a huge amount of benefit.

Here are 6 benefits to jumping rope


My favourite skipping song as a child was “Strawberry Shortcake, cream on top, tell me when your birthday stops! January, February, March, April…”

I shared this post with our Instagram community last week and a lot of clever people shared some of their favourite skipping songs too. Check them out here and join the conversation.

Meagan Wilson is a parent educator and author of the now-retired seasonal series of Whole Family Rhythms. After finishing a BA, she went on to complete her Foundations in Steiner Education and Anthroposophy at Sydney Steiner College, as well as her Waldorf Early Childhood Certification at the Rudolf Steiner Centre in Toronto. She has received her certification as a Simplicity Parenting Family Life Coach and has supported hundreds of parents to create a strong family rhythm unique to their own values and culture. She has four young children. Meagan provides resources, support and information to parents who are looking for a bridge to cross between their unique family life and their children’s (often but not always) Waldorf schools.


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