How much ‘Physical Activity’ do children need?

Children from ages 5 to 12 need at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity per day.

Although Got Game is getting kids moving in schools, it’s important they continue to be active outside of school.

Examples of moderate and vigorous activity include:

Moderate:                                                           Vigorous:

·      Walking fast                                                  ·      Organised sports

·      Bike riding                                                     ·      Running and chasing friends

·      Skateboarding                                               ·      Swimming laps

·      Dancing                                                         ·      Skipping

·      Playing on park equipment                           ·      Nippers

 

Information gathered from:

http://healthykids.nsw.gov.au/home/fact-sheets/get-active-each-day.aspx