Kids that play get to enjoy the many benefits of physical activity, and this can instill a lifetime of healthy habits for them and the whole family.
Being healthy is not just about eating right. It includes being active on a daily basis and doing things for yourself and your family. It could be as simple as kicking a ball around before dinner, playing basketball, or going somewhere with the family for an outdoor activity, such as a bike ride, hike, or run through the park. Here are several of the key benefits of getting the kids moving!
Physical activity helps kids to:
- Relieve stress
- Build self-esteem
- Build muscles
- Build Bone Mass
- Decrease excess fat stores
- Improve Brain Power
- Improve balance and dexterity
- Defeat boredom and depression
- Feel happier
- Share and take turns
- Have patience and increase their socialization skills