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Healthy and active children
Benefits of physical activity for children
Children over 5 should be physically active for at least 60 minutes each day. Encourage your child to be active and set them up for a healthy life.
Safe exercise for children
Your child needs to exercise safely, so there are some simple rules to remember. Know how much exercise is right and why warming up is important.
Developing life skills through sports
Sport isn’t just good for children’s bodies. Sport has psychological benefits for children and adolescents, and teaches them important life skills.
A safe sports environment for children
Learn how sporting groups and parents can provide an environment that is safe, supportive and fair for children who play sport.
Hydration tips for children
Children are sometimes at risk of dehydration, especially in hot weather and when exercising. These tips will help keep them safe and healthy.
Healthy eating for children
Healthy eating helps kids stay well and helps prevent illness. Read on for tips on how to encourage healthy eating habits in children, and lay good fo...
Exercise for children with asthma
Asthma is not a reason for children to avoid sport. Find out more about managing asthma during exercise.
Dental care for children
Tooth decay is on the rise, so it's vital to teach your child good oral health habits. Get tips on child dental care and how to clean your children's ...
Personal hygiene for children
Good personal hygiene can boost your child's self-esteem, as well as keep them healthy. Find tips and links that will help support your children.
Sleep tips for children
Sleep is vital for a child’s growth, learning and development. Find out how much sleep children need, and discover new ways to help them sleep well.