Activities for Early Years (0-5)


Why is physical activity important for early years children?

Being physically active in their early years can be extremely beneficial in a child's growth and development.

Regular physical activity can help:

  • develop motor skills
  • promote healthy weight
  • enhance bone and muscular development
  • development of social skills

The recommended guidelines for physical activity for children aged 0-5 years is 180 minutes a day.

Take a look at what activities we offer to help keep your children physically active.


What do we offer?

Face to face activities are currently suspended due to Covid-19 https://bit.ly/3bIG1iC

For ideas and support to keep active at home visit Healthy at Home and follow us on Facebook , Twitter , Instagram and YouTube.

Support for your sports clubs, organisations or businesses during Covid-19 business-organisation-and-club-s

General information and updates from the Council during Covid-19 https://www.charnwood.gov.uk/pages/coronavirus

Support for your business please visit www.charnwood.gov.uk/coronavirus_business_support

Support for the most vulnerable in the community, and to help volunteer, www.charnwood.gov.uk/pages/cca