Active play is important in early years in promoting a healthy and active lifestyle, it helps to prevent obesity and reduce the risk of heart disease. Outdoor play also has more than just physical benefits, communication and vocabulary are improved as well as social customs and relationships.
NHS guidelines say that children under 5 need at least 3 hours exercise per day and that it should involve a mix of bone strengthening, muscle building and cardiovascular activities.
Bone Strengthening & Muscle Building Activities:
The Outdoor Climbing Frame and Monkey Run helps to encourage all three types of activities that the NHS recommends. The high quality climbing frame features a slide, steps, platform and monkey run hanging rail.