Move, Play and Go

Help children to be active every day. Physical activity helps children to live longer, healthier lives. It is great for health, fitness and confidence.

Being active each day helps children with:

  • building strong bones and muscles
  • making new friends and learning how to cooperate
  • improving balance and coordination
  • keeping a healthy weight

Information and Ideas

Children aged 0-5 years:

Being Active Matters! Booklet - online booklet of physical activity and movement ideas for children aged 0-5 years

Grow and Learn Together -  a video guide to the early years child development.

Children aged 5-12 years:

Fun movement skill games - for after school, on the weekend or for birthday parties.

Information for the whole family:

Be active as a family - ideas on how to get active together and the amount of activity kids need each day.

Nature Play

Do-it-yourself play equipment and games

Rainy day activities

Ideas to get your whole family moving more

Children's activity infographics and posters - why kids should be active and how to help get them active!

Resources from other websites and programs:

Find other programs and websites that promote physical activity and eating well