Things That Help Boost Your Child's Immune System

The winter months of the year bring with them the menace of colds, flu and viruses to our families. While the adults are able to recovery, it’s the children who suffer the most. There are guaranteed ways to avoid such minor illnesses: however, there are ways to boost of children’s immune system. It can be achieved by giving our children the right kind of food, vitamins and supplements, cutting out sugar-laden foods, and ensuring sufficient amount of sleep and regular exercise.

Delicious Foods That Will Help Boost Your Child’s Immune System


These nuts are one of the richest sources of essential nutrients, including Vitamin E, manganese, protein, fiber, and healthy fats. Regular consumption of these nutrients will help to boost the immune system of your preschoolers to ensure growth and proper development.


Berries like strawberries, blueberries, and blackberries, are not only rich in nutrients but are also filled with antioxidants that protect your kids against various diseases while strengthening their immune systems. Your preschooler will enjoy these colorful and tasty berries with their cereal or yogurt.

Green Vegetables

Green vegetables are one of the richest sources of essential vitamins and minerals that protects your preschoolers’ body from various diseases and strengthens their immune system. Spinach and romaine lettuce are some of the most nutritious leafy green options.

Exercises to Boost Your Child’s Immunity

Exercises are one of the key factors that help in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Work out with your children, so they can boost their immune systems and develop a love for exercise. Here are a few activities you can do:

  • Jogging 
  • Running
  • Yoga
  • Dancing 
  • Biking

Looking for a preschool that balances social and academic instruction? Contact us at First School and learn how we create a fun learning environment that advances the development of your child.

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Dorothy Hastings

Dorothy Hastings is the Director of First School, which are three Preschool and child care centers located throughout Southern California. First School provides a hands-on approach to preschool education and child care programs that emphasizes all around child development. In addition to their intuitive academic approach, First School also focuses on developing a child's social skills and self-confidence, which is made possible in their intimate learning atmosphere.

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