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We love to play

Learn why giving children lots of opportunities to play helps with their learning and development. We have lots of fun and free play ideas to choose from.

Kia ora. Healthy Kids is full of fun, free and low-cost ideas to get your family eating, moving and sleeping well. Explore our recipes, activity ideas, goal chart and more.

Please ensure you adapt the activities shown on this website to ensure you meet the current COVID-19 restrictions.

The importance of active play

Active play helps kids with coordination, balance, motor skills and using up their energy, which in turn helps to promote better sleeping habits.