Children love to move! Take them to the playground and just watch. They run, jump, climb, swing, hop, twirl, roll and shift their bodies around in any way they can think of. They always seem to be creating fun ways to exercise their bodies!
Promoting movement and activity in young children can help increase memory, perception, language, attention, emotion and even decision making. Movement has also been shown to help calm and promote alertness. Assisting children develop basic movement skills will not only help to increase their readiness in academics also success later in life. This will allow them build a foundation for a healthy and active lifestyle as they grow. Children will learn to find ways to be determined, push to achieve results and goal oriented. Most of all have fun all while doing it! So let’s get motivated and moving!