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How Important Are Sports to Your Child’s Development? - alice & amelia
There are many variables that can affect a child’s developing. The example set by role models such as parents and teachers, the society and surroundings in which they grow up in and the circles in which they socialise. As well as what happens inside in the classroom and outside on the playground, another key factor in the development of children in sport. Yes, the primary reason why parents look to enrol their children in sports, or at the very least encourage them to be active, is to maintain fitness. Sport promotes a healthy lifestyle but participating helps to develop so many other traits that live with the child long into adult life. Some children are more naturally sporty than others, and a lot of the child’s interest in sports can be determined by their surroundings – i.e. if their family or friends like to watch or play sports. With that…