Physical activity is a key part of healthy living. Being active has many physical, social, emotional and mental health benefits and is necessary for normal growth and development in children. Physical activity can also play an important role in the treatment of mental health concerns in children and youth.
The Healthy Living Toolkits have information about the benefits of being active, tips to overcome barriers to being physically active, and lots of fun ways to include physical activity in your child’s day. More information and tips can also be found in the resources below.