How to encourage kids to be physically active


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Physical activity should be fun, whether it’s playing with friends or taking part in an organised sport. — Positive Parenting

Physical activity is very important for a child or teen’s mental and physical health, but sadly, only about one in four children gets the recommended 60 minutes of physical activity per day.

Levels of physical activity drop precipitously as a child’s age and grade (Year or Form) in school increases, especially for girls.

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