Sports are good for children to get into to help them understand different aspects of life that they will need throughout. One of the best things it provides is exercise, regular exercise is important for a long and healthy life. It also helps with socialization, it gives them an idea what it feels like to be part of a team of people who enjoy the same thing. It’s also important to experience defeat, defeat is part of life and it helps to have them deal with that.
- Introducing sports to younger children can help them develop social skills as they’ll be interacting with their teammates frequently.
- Sports teach children that losing is OK and teaches them how to use those losses as motivation. Sportsmanship is also taught through sports as well.
- Physical activity can help children develop healthily as it can build strong bones and muscles as well as develop motor skills.
“Unfortunately, it was also shown that 32.9% of children are much less active, managing less than 30 minutes of exercise in a day.”