According to Mentalhealth.org The emotional wellbeing of children is just as important as their physical health.
Things that can help keep children and young people mentally well includes being in good physical health, eating a balanced diet and getting regular exercise.
Unfortunately, childhood obesity and mental health issues are struggles younger children are having to deal with from an early age. In recent studies, children who become overweight or obese in childhood are at higher risk of developing chronic diseases in adulthood such as type 2 diabetes, and some types of cancer.
Sadly, research suggests they are more likely to be bullied and have low self-esteem.
Teddy Time Fitness can help your child participate in regular physical activity at home and imprints early behaviours that have a positive impact on their health and wellbeing as a child.
How to use Teddy Time Fitness with your child
- Inside as a rainy day activity
- A morning wake up.
- At the end of the day as a parent and child activity.
- Group exercise with family and friends.