Why Play is Important

Active play builds coordination, social skills and problem-solving abilities. Anything that increases your heart rate and breathing fits the bill, like these kids activities:

  • Walking fast
  • Running
  • Skipping
  • Stepping
  • Jumping
  • Dancing
  • Riding a bike
  • Double Dutch
  • Swimming
  • Soccer
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Lacrosse
  • Skateboarding
  • Tennis
  • Ice Skating