Early Years

Here you will find information about physical activity for Early Years (0-5 year olds), along with useful links and documents that can help you get your little ones moving.


91% of children aged 2-4 years are not meeting Chief Medical Officer guidelines and therefore missing opportunities to develop the physical, mental and emotional health benefits.

Chief Medical Officer Guidelines

Physical activity has a large role in improving cognitive thinking, physical development, health and wellbeing and personal, social and emotional outcomes.

Therefore, we believe that by embedding good physical activity habits right from birth, we can ensure every child has the best possible start in life.

Below are some useful links to help get your little ones moving:

Tiny Happy People

Early Movers



Street Tag

Little Feet (aimed at schools/EY settings)

Evidence shows engaging in any sort of physical activity is one of the best ways to ease symptoms of anxiety. Regular activity is best, but even a single bout can help

Professor John Ratey (Harvard Medical School, Oct 2019)