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Ideas for Making Exercises Fun
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Exercises can quickly become boring, and the child will not want to do them. So turn them into games whenever possible.
One good way is to involve the children in games with other children. Try to think of ways to adapt games so that they help to stretch the joints and exercise the muscles that most need it.
|A boy with cerebral palsy rolls a ball so that a girl with juvenile arthritis can kick it. This helps her to straighten her knees, and to strengthen the muscles that straighten them.|