Posts Tagged ‘water safety skills for kids’

5 myths about swimming for children

July 8th, 2019

There are several myths about swimming for children. In today’s article we’ll take some of them and explain why they are not true. Myth # 1: Children younger than 4 years old can not really learn to swim   There is a misconception that children younger than 4 years old are not developed enough to … Read More »

The Most Important Water Safety Skills for Children

January 23rd, 2017

How To Teach Children Water Safety Knowing how to swim can prevent drowning. Children as young as two years old can learn water safety skills and how to save themselves from drowning. These are the most important water safety skills that all children should master at the earliest possible age:   Jump in, swim back … Read More »

Is my toddler safe from drowning?

May 5th, 2016

Is your toddler safe from drowning? How would they react if they fell in a pool? Would they panic? Would your toddler know how to swim up to the surface and climb out of the water? Watch how this two year old learns to be safe from drowning and swim back to the wall if … Read More »

5 Water Safety Swimming Skills for Kids

April 21st, 2016

According to CDC, on average, ten people drown every day; one in five of them is a child 14 years or younger. One step towards drowning prevention is to help your kid learn to swim. These are 5 Water Safety Swimming Skills For Kids, that all children have to learn: Step/Jump into the water over the … Read More »

How To Teach An Older Child To Swim. Should older children learn the same swimming skills as young children?

November 16th, 2015

When learning to swim…should young kids learn basic swimming skills and older children begin directly with more advanced skills? For example…should a three year old non-swimmer begin by learning the doggy paddle and an eight year old non-swimmer begin by learning the front crawl and side breathing? Learning to swim, like any other skill starts with … Read More »

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