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what sports or activies??

are good for a 5 yr old boy? my son is dying to do something and i want him to be able to do something hopefully with a male coach. I'm a single mom and i don't know any men that would be a positive male role model for him and i think he needs it. he doesn't see his father and never has.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 6:36 PM on Sep. 4, 2010 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • Soccer or Baseball.
    Cindy18

    Answer by Cindy18 at 6:37 PM on Sep. 4, 2010

  • Karate--It did wonders for my one stepson.
    layh41407

    Answer by layh41407 at 6:40 PM on Sep. 4, 2010

  • Boy Cubs is a great start.
    livewell

    Answer by livewell at 6:44 PM on Sep. 4, 2010

  • which season are we talking about? Geez, my 7 year old's friends do the martial arts together, soccer, t-ball...we get our kids in the water early being by the ocean...from sailing to boogie to surf....Jr. life guards, ocean pick ups. When our kids can jump off the wharf and swim to shore it is a really big deal~but it starts with swim classes...cold water swim practice. by Jr high they have surf team, cross county running teams....
    surfcitymom

    Answer by surfcitymom at 6:48 PM on Sep. 4, 2010

  • Karate would be year round not seasonal so if a constant role model is important you then that may be something to consider. At his age there are tons of sports they can get into. Soccer, T-Ball, swimming, gymnastics... In another year Boy Scouts becomes an option to!
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 7:28 PM on Sep. 4, 2010

  • Kung Fu my 5yo DS loves it he has also done T-Ball,
    liss05

    Answer by liss05 at 7:50 PM on Sep. 4, 2010

  • Karate, cub scouts, hockey, soccer, baseball.
    QandA

    Answer by QandA at 8:04 PM on Sep. 4, 2010

  • Soccer, T-ball, and Swimming would be good. (So would other activities, if he likes them ... like art lessons)

    Cub Scouts doesn't start until 1st grade
    aliceinalgonac

    Answer by aliceinalgonac at 9:33 PM on Sep. 4, 2010

  • I'm a single mom as well and my son takes Guitar lessons and he loves it. His teacher is amazing (also a man) DS loves guitar
    onemellowmom

    Answer by onemellowmom at 11:46 PM on Sep. 4, 2010

  • My 5 year old son is starting karate next week. He's so excited.
    Pnukey

    Answer by Pnukey at 5:10 PM on Sep. 5, 2010

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