Being physically active every day, particularly during lockdown, is important for the healthy growth and development of babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers.
Exercise or activity of any intensity should be encouraged, a few examples are:
Children should aim for 60 minutes of activity each day. We know that may feel difficult at the moment, but there are a number of resources available to help them stay active while everyone’s at home, such as Disney inspired indoor games and
10-minute ‘Shake Up’ activities, on the Change 4 Life website.
It can be difficult keeping children entertained and active during lockdown or whilst shielding. The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy has developed guidance to support parents *add some more info here about the guide – just an overview of what it covers*