“All work and no play make Jack a dull boy.”
All of you must have heard the above famous saying. Only work and no entertainment will make you dull, drab, and dreary. Therefore, there are bundles of recreational activities being practiced for years. But with the advancement of technology, we have started tolling for on-screen entertainment. The playgrounds are empty now because our children are busy playing online games. Besides, Children are being overburdened by academic work and left with little time for recreational activities.
Although recreational activities are much more significant, still parents are unaware of them. These are the following points that will help parents to understand the value of recreational activities for their children:
- Significant for physical and mental growth
Recreational activities are imperative for the normal physical & mental growth of your children. Physical activity in recreational activities like swimming, hiking& playing badminton helps your child to grow comparatively stronger muscles and long bones. Playing in the evening helps your children’s body to release growth hormone. Besides, after physical activity, children get sound sleep and feel fresh for the next morning.
- Children becomes more vigilant and powerful
Recreational activities make your child more vigilant and active. He/she actively participates in academic and curricular activities. The stamina build through playing different games helps children to perform excellently in any competition.
- Helps in Socialization
Due to screen technology, our kids have more affiliation with devices rather than with a human. Everyone has an electronic gadget to play with. That’s the reason for which our children don’t need any one’s company and become less socialize. While the playground is the area that provides your children with an interacting environment. Where they make friends and play together. This friendly environment helps them to become socially more sophisticated and posed.
- Develop Self-esteem
Recreational activities are the main doors for entering into the world of self-confidence and self-esteem. Self-conceit is the thing that takes your children up to the success heights. Children build up their self-esteem through wining recreational competitions. The victory enriches them with a sense of self-confidence that they can win any life competition through work hard.
- Kill Anxiety & Depression
Academic pressure puts your child in a room corner with a lot of stress and depression. The only way to cut down that stress is to take them out for some recreational activity that will help them to cope up with stress. Playing games will impart your child with energy to deal with big challenges.
- Boost immunity
You must have observed that the children who used to play in the ground occasionally get sick as compare to those who play on-screen games. The reason behind is their strong developed immunity against germs. While online screen gaming makes your child sick and lazy. The eyesight of your child gets affected by the harmful rays emitting through electronic devices. Indeed, physical activity is like a medicine that can cure all the possible illnesses of your kid.