Did you know, our kids needs at least 60 minutes a day of being active?
And let’s face it, that can be a challenge in this gloomy, cold season. Well, here’s a bit of inspiration...8 FREE ways to get your kids active in Oxfordshire and beyond...
Enter a fun run!
Great to get the whole family involved, even if it’s to walk it together. There’s the Oxford 5K Fun Run at 11am, 6th May.
Alternatively try the HYF Go Kids Run which is open to school kids years 1-6. To be held at 8.30am, 11th March, Henley. Just make sure you register via their school first.
They’re age specific, Disney inspired, and cover dancing to racing. What’s not to like! Click here to get involved.
With such coveted riverways and rolling countryside, Oxfordshire is perfect for a good old family ramble
Get the whole family active by signing up for a free family day pass.....
via David Lloyd gym in Oxford. Arrange a date and enjoy the facilities for the whole day. Get your Free pass here.
Explore the Faringdon Folly woodland.
Seek out the 24 black birds and the giant willow pie, Cromwell’s cannon, the fairly useless bridge, Lord Berners in a tree, the giraffe, the mouse ...and more. http://www.faringdonfolly.org.uk
“Let’s go fly a kite!”
Kite flying is a great way to get those kids outside and doing some moderate exercise. Check out the White Horse Hill, Uffington for a great windy spot, with good views too. Find more on ukkitemap.org.uk.
Cycling is another good way to get the whole family exercising...
while exploring the surrounding open countryside and quaint villages. http://www.oxfordshirecotswolds.org/things-to-do/activities/cycling
Sign up for a free taster kids’ activity session!
Many activities appreciate that your child may want to trial something first to see if it suits them, so make the most of it. Who knows, maybe they’ll absolutely love it and you’ve nurtured a new found passion. Check here for a full range of local activities, many of which offer free taster sessions. www.whatson4littleones.co.uk www.whatson4schoolkids.co.uk