Get active each day. Regular physical activity is important for the healthy growth, development and well-being of children and young people. Doing some physical activity most days of the week with your children is a positive start to your journey towards healthy habits and to role modeling the importance of exercise. Your children will most likely want to exercise with you. Find what you and your kids can enjoy together and do it. Everyone in the family can reach healthy habit success if the desire and willingness to make change is present.