Less Screentime, Get Active (Part Two)
Summer is a great time for children to increase their physical activity since they are out of school - and we can join them.
Did you know? Being active has a multitude of benefits – physically, mentally and socially.
Some exercise benefits for childen:
- Develops coordination and basic motor skills
- Builds muscle and bone strength, cardiovascular endurance and flexibility
- Reduces risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease
- Builds confidence and sense of self-worth
Encourage your children to have some sort of physical activty for at least one hour per day. Set an example by making play and exercise a priority for yourself this summer!
Published on April 19, 2021