Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Strong bond with parents leads to healthy children > Health-in-Motion 25 November 2015 Benefits of kids playing outside There are amazing benefits to letting your kids play outside more. They use creativity for imaginative games. They absorb more vitamin D and have stronger bones. They are physically active and have strong motor skills, a stronger immune system and are more coordinating. They have strong awareness and observation skills, and they love and respect nature. It’s not only that the children engage themselves in playing on the swings, the slides, or even soccer, they are also inclined to construct different games that come out of their pure imagination. Bottom line - they are a happy, healthy bunch! 0 More in Newsletters A steady routine of physical activity is a crucial component of a healthy lifestyle More: Daily Dose: Strong bond with parents leads to healthy children Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Diet and nutrition Eliminating sweetened drinks best way to cut kids' sugar intake Medical Pregnancy problems may foretell future health risks Medical Chronic feelings of loneliness might be in your DNA Medical Every day 210 people die from heart disease in SA Parenting Morning sickness may be a sign that all's well Sex What switches our sex drive on and off? From our sponsors How to still have a good life with diabetes Eye-Q: R50 off! Lose weight Otrivin Menthol relieves sinus congestion Live healthier Love coffee? Your heart may too » What to eat for white teeth Bad foods for teeth-whitening Do any of these drinks cause your teeth to hurt? Savour your coffee – with a bright smile Here's how to stop coffee from staining your teeth while enjoying all its health benefits. Get your groove back! » Get your move on! Morning run? 5 exercises to start your summer fitness regime 6 easy ways to make your workout fun again Some inspiration to make sure your workout routine don't become tedious.