Children spend less time outside than prisoners!

Posted on April 09, 2016
Archive : April 2016
Category : News
A new survey by Persil has found that 74% of children spend less than 60 minutes playing outside each day. UN guidelines for prisoners require at least one hour of suitable exercise in the open air daily. The survey questioned 2,000 parents of 5-12 year olds in the UK, revealing the extent to which time playing in parks, wood and fields has shrunk.

The following document has some excellent tips and guidance for parents on how much physical activity is expected for each age group and some great tips for encouraging it.
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