Help your child do more physical activity
Getting kids to be move more isn't always easy. Start slowly, and increase the amount of activity a little bit each day. In no time your child will be more active and having fun as a family.
Below you'll find tips for parents on getting your kids more active.
Find physical activity tips by age:
Safety Tips for Every Age
MA Children at Play is a program that helps preschool children learn to eat better and move more. Teaching children to eat better and move more early helps them live a healthy lifestyle now and later as adults.
MA Children at Play helps children eat better, by:
MA Children at Play helps children move more, by:
Child care providers and centers that use the MA Children at Play program provide information for parents, too. Parents can use the information to keep their kids eating better and moving more at home.
Is MA Children at Play in a child care setting near you? Ask your child's care provider to get involved with this free program. Get your child eating better and moving more.
Read more about MA Children at Play.
This information is provided by the Department of Public Health.