Physical activity is not just for your child’s fun, Your child’s Physical activity is crucial to their development from a child into a healthy outgoing adult. Early childhood activities have been proven to help determine a child’s Self-esteem, Concentration skills, and Physical activity/eating habits. These activities should offer play-based, physically challenging learning experiences that link to children’s interests, abilities, and prior knowledge.

Some Direct Benefits of being active for young children include:

 

  • helping to achieve and maintain a healthy weight

 

  • building strong bones and muscles
  • improving cardiovascular fitness
  • improving balance, coordination and strength
  • maintaining and developing flexibility
  • improving posture
  • assisting with the development of gross motor and fine motor skills
  • providing the opportunity to develop fundamental movement skills
  • helping to establish connections between different parts of the brain
  • improving concentration and thinking skills
  • improving confidence and self-esteem
  • relieving stress and promoting relaxation
  • providing opportunities to develop social skills and make friends
  • improving sleep.
  • Higher test scores in reading and math.
  • An increase in the size of essential brain structures and number of neural connections.
  • Decreases in symptoms of depression and anxiety.
  • Self-efficacy with regard to health and self-image.

Build a strong foundation for your child’s Emotional and physical health development while they’re having fun next summer. Call us today! Off Season (Sept – June) (845) 638-2515
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