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Sit Less – Move more

A very useful resource from NZ – a commendable holistic approach. Giving sleep such a prominent position within this framework is something we should give some serious thought to here.

New Zealand has released new guidelines Sit Less, Move More, Sleep Well: Active play guidelines for under-fives. These guidelines provide population health advice to support practitioners, early childhood educators, regional sports trusts and others who provide advice to parents, care givers or families on physical activity for children under five years of age.

The guidelines include discouraging screen time for children under two and limiting screen time to less than one hour every day for children aged two and over, providing regular activity breaks to limit the amount of time a child spends sitting and plenty of opportunities for active play.

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