Experts suggest that children 5 years and older need at least an hour of physical activity a day. Activities can be moderate to brisk. Engaging in muscle and bone-strengthening activities is also recommended by experts. They are suggesting that children should at least do it thrice a week.
Meanwhile, children ages 3 to 5 are also encouraged to do the same.
Allow them to be physically active throughout the day. This will stimulate their growth and physical development. We can incorporate this through a variety of activities they can enjoy.
Encouraging Physical Activity in Preschoolers
Exposing children to physical activity will develop their bone and muscle structure. They will also meet a normal weight. Physical activity also prevents depression and have improved cognitive function. They can think better and their memory skills are excellent compared to children who don’t. Integrating physical activity into a child’s daily routine has many benefits. This will be the bedrock for a continuance of good health and fitness.