Benefits of Co-Curricular Activities in School
Sometimes acquiring other skills can be done in a more physical and fun way.
Dancing is also a physical activity. Regular dance practice can increase your child’s flexibility, range of motion, physical strength and stamina. The repetitive movements involved in dance can improve muscle tone, correct poor posture, increase balance and coordination. Dance can improve overall cardiovascular health and is a aerobic form of exercise.
Aside from the physical aspects, it promotes the importance of teamwork and socializing. Dancing gives children an avenue to express themselves, a creative outlet so to speak, and an opportunity to learn about Malaysia’s varying culture. The impact of creative learning on children is enormous.
Needless to say, kids who are active in school sports are fitter, have healthier body weights and are more confident. Participation in school sports provides a sense of belonging and being part of a team or group which in turn, improve kids social skills. Kids learn to consider the interests of their teammates and to practice mutual respect and cooperation.
It also improves agility, coordination and balance. Exercising can also help reduce stress levels, anxiety and behavioral problems in kids. Regular physical activity will help your kids relax better, sleep better and gives them other means to let off steam.
No matter which co-curricular activities your kids choose to take on, every single one of them are there to benefit your child. Let us guide our kids to have a balanced lifestyle, to excel physically, emotionally and intellectually for the future. School isn’t all about studying all the time, sometimes it is also acquiring other skills in a more physical and fun way.