By Gina Gibson, Fraser Occupational Therapist and Sensory Inclusion Specialist • December 17, 2020
Winter weather can make us feel like curling up, warm and cozy, inside. While there is nothing wrong with sipping hot chocolate and enjoying time on the couch, remaining active — even when the weather turns — is good for your body. It’s also particularly important for your child’s well-being.
If kids are inactive for too long, their sensory systems start to feel neglected. This can cause your child’s energy levels to spike, and they might have a harder time calming down.
Here are 9 ideas to help keep your child active this winter.
You and your family can do many fun activities during the winter, both inside and out of your home. Staying active is a positive outlet for kids’ energy, and it is good for their well-being.