The Importance of Physical Education for your Child Ladybird's Enrichment Program offers a variety of different after-school activities your child and their siblings and the benefits of exercise for your children are never ending. Activities that build strength, promote strong bones, muscles and good posture and enhance healthy growth and development. Being active from a young age is crucial because if we instill healthy habits early on, we set the foundation for a life of health of our children. Movement and physical activity are an important part of child's fitness, development and the overall learning process. After a stimulating session of physical activity, the brain is fresh and ready to learn.