Health and Nutrition Information for Preschoolers

Physical Activity

What is physical activity for preschoolers? 

children playing at a playgroundPhysical activity includes playing actively, family fun such as hiking or swimming, and anything that gets your child moving!

Why is physical activity important? 

  • It helps your child stay healthy.
  • It helps your child learn good habits early in life.
  • It gives them an outlet for their natural energy.
How much physical activity should your preschooler get daily?

mother and child walking

How can you help your preschooler be physically active?

How much inactive time is too much?

How can you keep your active preschooler safe?