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Being active

Tools and ideas for being active and having fun!


Children under 5 years should be active for at least 3 hours a day. Find lots of tips and ideas to get you and your children active every day on the Change4Life website.

Start active, stay active

Handy posters on the daily guidelines for physical active. See how active we should be each day, the benefits of being active, and ideas for getting more active.

Born to move

Born to move is a free NHS app to help parents and carers with their newborn babies right up to preschool. It’s packed with guidance, tips and games you can play with your child to support their development.

Play England, Play Scotland, Play Wales and Playboard Northern Ireland (Northern Ireland)

Advices, guidance and resources for supporting active play, indoors and out.

Children playing with box
Activity ideas

Fun everyday activity and play ideas