Active living in Kingston Ontario

The Early Years (Ages 0-4 years)

Just out: Children 4 and under should move more, sit less and avoid screens. Find out the latest recommendations on just how much!

Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines for the Early Years (ages 0-4 years)

Canadian Sedentary Guidelines for the Early Years (ages 0-4 years)

For more fun exercises that you can do with your young children, visit our ActivKids page!

Read about ways to influence your child’s physical activity behaviour.

Looking for more ideas to get your preschooler moving, check out ParticipAction’s suggestions:

  • Encourage all types of play.
  • Provide a safe, nurturing and minimally structured play environment.
  • Allow your child to climb, swing and play at the local playground.
  • Minimize the use of your pram or stroller by encouraging your child to walk part of the way.
  • Too wet or cold out? Turn up the music and have a dance party.

Visit Participaction for more information about physical activity for your toddler.

Don’t forget to check out all the activities for children ages 0-6 during Kingston and area’s annual “Success By 6 Week” in May.

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