Being active is a big part of toddlers and preschoolers healthy growth and development. Play is the best way to get them active, exploring, discovering and developing their skills. It’s recommended that children from 1-5 years be physically active at least three hours a day and shouldn’t be inactive for more than 1 hour at a time (AU Department of Health).
Naturally preschoolers are very active and normally can’t sit still. However, more and more children are leading more sedentary lives in front of technology rather than getting outside. Having fun active things they can easily do will keep them motivated and can lead to lifelong active habits. Not only are their the obvious physical benefits but it improves social, emotional and intellectual performance too (www.activeeveryday.org.au).
Our preschool scooters and balance bikes are great for your little ones. They're the perfect toy and tool for developing their balance, coordination and motor skills while giving them a taste of independence. Rather being restrained in a buggy or car seat travelling short distances, they can be active, learning and having fun. Use them inside on a rainy day, outside in the garden, at the park or off to preschool. They'll develop skills that will help with their performance in sports and give them the confidence to try new things.