Play and physical activity keep your child active and healthy and helps to set up good habits

Being physically active and limiting sedentary behaviour every day is good for your child’s health and has other lifelong benefits too. To promote play and physical activity, children should receive support and encouragement from parents and carers that allows for an active lifestyle with a daily balance of physical activities, sedentary behaviours, and sleep. The links below provide you with information about the benefits of being physically active, and offers steps that you and your family can take towards better health.

Australian Government Department of Health

Raising Children’s Network