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Physical Activity

Physical activity is fun, an important part of play and learning, and essential for healthy growth and development. Here’s advice on how to keep your preschooler active.

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Preventing Injuries From Physical Activity

Preventing Injuries From Physical Activity

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Whenever children play actively, there’s always a chance of injury. But injury prevention involves just a few simple steps so that your child can enjoy physical activity safely.
Physical Activity: How Much

Physical Activity: How Much

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

By encouraging your child to do some physical activity every day, you’re helping your child to be healthy and setting up healthy habits for life. Daily physical activity can be a lot of fun!
Outdoor Play

Outdoor Play

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Outdoor play is a big part of healthy growth and development for your child.
Physical Activity in Children: Get Children Involved

Physical Activity in Children: Get Children Involved

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Getting children involved in lots of fun physical activity keeps them active and healthy. It’s easy when you help them find activities that they enjoy - and that you can do as part of everyday family life.
Screen Time and Obstacles to Physical Activity

Screen Time and Obstacles to Physical Activity

November 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Helping your child stay healthy by keeping them physically active and spending less time in front of screens is a fabulous decision. Here are some ideas to help you both succeed.

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  3. Pregnancy & Parenting
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