Get Active - Live Well
EARLY CHILDHOOD UNDER 5'S
How much physical activity do children under 5 years old need to do to keep healthy?
Being physically active every day is important for the healthy growth and development of babies,
toddlers and pre-schoolers. For Under 5's, any activity should be encouraged, whether light or
more energetic physical activity.
The amount of physical activity your child needs each week is determined by their age.
To find out more, visit the NHS Live Well website.
Stuck for ideas to keep the kids active?
Try the Change4Life website.
Generate your own fun - The fun generator is full of active games for indoors and out, rain or
shine - there are over 100 to choose from. There's even a mobile version for you to download
to use while you're on the move. Find the fun with the fun generator
Play safe - The straightforward tips can help you get the kids started
with some creative and safe play ideas. Try the play tips
Let's Dance! - Dancing is great fun for all the family. Kids will love the challenge of learning
new steps or a routine - and you can join in if you want! See our super dance moves
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