During lockdown, physical activity has decreased in both adults and children. We all know that any activity that raises our heartrate improves physical health as well as improving our general mental well-being and reduces stress.
With this in mind, your child has been given a ball, a bean bag and a skipping rope to keep at home. Below are some links with simple activities that your child can do at home to increase physical activity which may have declined because leisure facilities have remained closed for most of lockdown and many clubs which your child once attended have stopped.
As you probably know, The NHS recommends that children and young people aged 5 to 18 should:
But above all else, have fun!