Kids Get More Active When Given More Toy Choices [Headlines]


When given multiple stimuli children will choose those toys that allow for more physical activity.

Dory Carr-Harris, PSFK

In an age when even preschoolers have electronic toys and devices, many parents wonder how to get their children to be more physically active. Now, two studies published by University at Buffalo researchers provide some answers.

The UB studies are among the few laboratory-controlled studies of how the choice and type of toys given to children affects their physical activity. Study subjects were 8-12 years old. Innovations Report

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