Children need to be active for at least 60 minutes a day, and 30 minutes of this should be outside of school hours. The OHIC recommends that children engage in at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous exercise per day. Click on the links below to find some fun ways to keep children moving.
PE with Joe Wicks
While the popular live workouts with Jo Wick’s no longer take place, children can still take part in them to help keep them moving. PE with Joe Wicks videos is available on YouTube.
10 minute Shake up
The OHIC Better Health and Disney have teamed up to bring you 10 minute Shake up play-along games inspired by your favourite Disney and Pixar characters. These 10-minute bursts of fun will really get your kids moving and count towards the 60 active minutes they need every day!
Children and young people with disabilities.
Check out the activity alliance website to find out about organisations that can support your child to be active. Some other useful resources are:
Active Recovery Hub
Sport England and the Youth Sport Trust have developed an excellent online portal on your school games website where you can find ideas for over 400 activities for different age ranges and different times of the day. There is a huge variety of activities from dance to athletic challenges and so much more!
Local leisure facilities
You can check our website to see a list of Sutton’s leisure centres and what they have to offer.
Get kids closer to nature with ‘50 things to do before you’re 11¾’. There’s plenty of outdoor activities to do all year round, from watching the sunset to creating some wild art. Many can be done at home and in gardens. You can visit the National Trust website for more information about this programme.
Staying active for older kids
The Nike Training Club gives you access to 200+ free workouts and targeted training programmes, from invigorating yoga classes to bodyweight sessions with and without equipment, your child will find the right workout. Follow lots of Nike Trainers through varied classes, ranging from 5 – 50 minutes.