Physical activity helps children: - grow strong muscles and bones - maintain a healthy weight - discover the world around them - build their confidence. You can help by encouraging your child to find activities they enjoy and building physical activity into family life.
Visit the website that celebrates the opportunities we have to #GetDoncasterMoving. Includes links to fun ways to get active in Doncaster.
Unsure how much activity your child should be doing? Guidance is available on the amount of physical activity to do each week, broken down in to age ranges. Along with ideas for how to keep active and links to videos and other websites with useful information on getting active and keeping children engaged.
An interactive website that has lots of useful information and activities to get all the family active, including tips on how to fit more active travel into your day, 10 minute shake up resources to give you tools to ensure your children reach their recommended daily amount of exercise.
Easy ways for kids to keep active, even if they can't get outdoors.
There are lots of ways to keep disabled children and young people active – start off by choosing activities your child is interested in and adapt them. There are some suggestions included on the website.
The British Heart Foundation website gives advice on how to stay active as a family with links to further information on healthy exercise for Children, Physical activities for Children, Your Child's weight, Healthy eating for Children, Making healthy eating fun.
A collection of activities compiled by the National Trust for children to explore nature and experience the outdoors.
An editable activity checklist for children under 11.
By searching the ‘Get Active’ section of South Yorkshire Sport Foundation website you can find links to sports available in your area and also information on a vast range of sports detailing what that sport is and also the benefits and costs. Links to external websites are also included varying from national programs to upcoming events.
Suggestions for activities for mums and for parents to do with children.