Early childhood settings play an important role in promoting health and a feeling of well being for children, their families and ultimately their communities. The early childhood era sets the phase for how well children view themselves, each other, and their world.
Physical refers to the capability of human body structure to function properly. The self-esteem that comes with emotional wellness is associated with increased physical activity and healthy eating habits, which support physical wellness. One of the greatest indicators of health and wellness in a community is the extent to which it nurtures healthy children, as they will become the healthy adult’s citizens who make communities vibrant. For good health, children need physical activity.