Get Active!

Think about ways you are active and how being active makes you feel.

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Help children think about how being active is good for their mental health - how do they like being active and how does it make them feel?

About this resource:

Get Active! is a fun and engaging worksheet to help children to explore ways they stay active and reflect on how exercise makes them feel. This interactive resource encourages children to fill in the prompts and think about their preferred activities and the positive effects of being active.

The main objective of this worksheet is to help children understand the positive benefits of exercise on their mental health. By prompting them to think about their favourite activity or exercise and reflect on the feelings associated with this. This activity promotes self-awareness and encourages children to prioritise physical activity in their daily lives.

• Age Range: 5-8 years
• Fun Worksheet with Prompts: Provides a structured format with prompts for children to fill in, encouraging them to think about their favourite activity and why exercise is important.
• Valuable for parents, professionals, and teachers seeking to educate children about the importance of staying active for overall well-being.


By reflecting on their preferred activities and the emotions associated with exercise, children develop self-awareness and a deeper understanding of the positive impact of physical activity on their mental health. This resource promotes a proactive approach to health and well-being from an early age.

Utilises prompts and a visually appealing format to capture children's attention and make the activity enjoyable.
Highlights the connection between exercise and positive mental well-being.
Supports Self-Awareness: Encourages children to reflect on their activity levels and the feelings associated with exercise.