The increasing popularity of computer, video games and television makes the children to be very inactive in their lifestyles. The time spent in these things may be spent in some physical activities. Parents should be a role model for their children. If the parents are looking very active, the children are more likely to be more active and will stay active for the rest of their life. Participation in sports and other physical activities can have many benefits for children. The participation in organized sports offers the chance for youth people to enhance their physical and social skills. A balance should be maintained that matches the child’s maturity, skills, and their interests with their sports participation. Sports offer children a change from the monotony of their daily life. It is also a useful means of entertainment and physical activity for them.

Sports and games are the ways of enhancing the children’s mental and physical growth. Sports help them in character building and provides them energy and strength. A healthy diet and an active lifestyle will bring good results in the children’s lifestyle, minds and bodies. When the students are physically fit, they will achieve more academically. Sports develop a sense of friendliness among the children and develop their team spirit. They help the children to develop the mental and physical toughness. Sports shape their body and make it strong and active. Children should actively participate in the sports to avoid of being tired and lethargy. This is because sports improve their blood circulation and their physical well-being.

Sports also eliminate mental exhaustion of the children. Education is incomplete without sports. Now-a-days sports are the integral part of the education. In schools it, the children are taught some sorts of games in very early stage to keep their value in life. The great ways to spend time is running, walking, talking throughout the day make the children physically active.

Sports oriented activities at school:

  • Cricket
  • Football
  • Volleyball
  • Kho kho
  • Kabbadi
  • Jump rope
  • Badminton
  • Table tennis
  • Chess
  • Carrom
  • and many others