As parents, we recognize that sports and physical activity play an important role in our children’s healthy growth and development, but recently physical activity has suffered serious decline among Canadian children.
For many young children, organized sport participation is a key contributor to physical activity levels. It is important to focus on fun and active play in the early years, rather than on skills mastery and competition.
The Preschooler Focus is provided by the Child Health & Exercise Medicine Program. For more information, visit www.fhs.mcmaster.ca/chemp.