Drinking Water… for Kids

It is hard to get some adults to drink water and the same goes for kids. Here are some tips about when and how to get kids to drink water.

When?

  • Child says “I’m thirsty”
  • With every meal
  • Before, during and after exercise and/or time outside (especially with this Texas heat)

How to make it fun!?

1. Cups

Favorite Character Cups

Favorite Character Cups

Color Changing Cups

Color Changing Cups

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Straws

Crazy Straws

Crazy Straws

Straw Glasses

Straw Glasses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Ice Cubes

Fun Ice Cube Trays

Fun Ice Cube Trays

Ice Cubes with Fruit or Flowers

Ice Cubes with Fruit or Flowers

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drinking water is important for all ages. Before reaching for a soda when you are thirsty try a nice glass of ice cold water.