The average American spends more than six hours a day especially teens watching TV, using the computer or playing video games. But now that it is spring its time to get the kids excited about outdoors.

* Once a week pick a new outdoor activity for your family to try. Take a hike, hit the beach or just explore your neighborhood.

* Organize a softball or soccer game at the local park and invite family friends to join in.

* Encourage new hobbies or interest that promote physical activity, such as inline skates, a bike, a scooter or a skateboard.