As a parent, you need to encourage healthy habits—including exercise—in your children. Physical activity should become as routine a part of their lives as eating and sleeping.
The maturation of visual skills is a natural developmental process that has to happen over time. What this means is that youngsters may be able to judge how fast a ball is moving, but not be able to judge its direction very well.
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