Activity involves participation in physical deeds that can encompass sports, arts & crafts, games, playground activities, etc.  Physical activity:

  • Builds confidence in mind and body
  • Develops a competitive mindset
  • Teaches the joy of winning and the disappointment of losing
  • Establishes the importance of teamwork and sportsmanship
  • Develops a sense of responsibility and accountability as a contributing member of a team
  • Provides access to a learning environment different from home and school
  • Enhances socialization skills with children from different environments

Children need to understand the benefits of physical activity and human interaction compared to the current trend of video games and other forms of non-physical activity that stymie social development