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Sometimes thinking of ways to incorporate physical activity into your life can be tricky. So we’ve done it for you! Here’s a few quick tips to get your kids moving more.
Physical activity for children is any activity that increase their heart rate, uses their muscles and get them breathing a bit heavier. The Australian Government has guidelines for optimal physical activity levels for children. Put simply the guidelines state children aged over five years should try and:
This means encouraging your children to get up and move throughout the day in lots of different ways, rather than sitting for long periods of time.
Ideas for vigorous activity
Ideas for light physical activity
Using screen time to be active
Sneaky ways to be active