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05/09/2016

How Your Child Can Benefit From Daily Instances of Physical Activity

When it comes to a child's development, most parents focus solely on their child's education. And while the importance of a solid education can not be understated, another aspect isn't often considered - physical activity. For this post, The Tutoring Center of Pearland has put together some information regarding the importance of physical activity in a child's day and how to easily incorporate it into their daily lives.

What Makes Physical Exercise so Important?

For a child to grow into a healthy adult, they need the right level of exercise to promote strong muscles, bones, and joints. These all work together to ensure a child grows in a healthy manner and maintains an appropriate body weight.

The Effects of Physical Activity on Their Education

Apart from school-based challenges, children often struggle to reach their learning potential because they don't feel confident that they can. When engaging in physical activity, especially with other children, they can gain confidence and self-esteem, which work to help them increase their perceptions of their abilities, both physical and educational.

Helping Your Child to Engage in Physical Activity

The recommended amount of physical activity for each child is at least 60 minutes per day. While this may difficult to incorporate into their regular routines, it doesn't need to be completed in one block. A quick game of basketball during their school lunch, a walk to the store when they get home along with bouncing on a trampoline with their friends can all combine into a total of 60 minutes of physical activity.

Physical Activity and Tutoring Go Hand in Hand

With the boost in their self-esteem and a general feeling of wellness, children can perform better during their regular schooling. If you are looking for ways to help your child achieve even higher marks during their schooling to complement the effects of physical activity, speak with The Tutoring Center of Pearland at (281) 650-2246 and book a free consultation to learn more.

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