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 Preschool Activity

You Asked: We Answered

We talked to hundreds of parents about what it’s like trying to raise a healthy preschooler. Parents shared their burning questions, biggest challenges, and best strategies.

We’ve taken the top questions from parents about physical activity and answered them here. We’ve also included practical tips from other parents like you.

Keep reading to get more information on these questions:

How can I make sure my preschooler gets enough physical activity?

Activities like running, dancing, and climbing are an important part of a growing child’s development. Good physical activity habits start early in life, so make active time fun every day! Find out more about keeping your preschooler active.

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"We got an inexpensive over the door basketball rim up in our house and we just shoot around and actually play a full game of basketball with a soft ball — we teach her how to shoot and everything. She loves it. Actually, we all enjoy it!"

How much “screen time” is okay?

Children who watch a lot of TV (more than 2 hours a day) are more likely to be overweight or obese as they get older. If screen time has gotten a bit out of control in your home, you are not alone. Keep in mind that even if you can’t cut out screen time completely, cutting back will help. Find out how to set healthy TV habits.

Help your preschooler stay at a healthy weight for life!