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When is a good time to start a toddler in sports?

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Angellove30

Asked by Angellove30 at 12:51 AM on Mar. 11, 2011 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • I think about 4 or 5, or at least that is when we will start putting DS in T-Ball.
    mommy_jules

    Answer by mommy_jules at 12:59 AM on Mar. 11, 2011

  • I think around 4 or 5 as well. I know our city has a soccer early learners workshop which is for 3-4 year olds once a week. They basically learn a few skills and play around.
    SherriPie

    Answer by SherriPie at 8:08 AM on Mar. 11, 2011

  • My 4 year 3 month old started soccer last week. She is the only one on her team who did not play for since they were three. There are two soccer seasons and a summer camp so some of these 4 year olds have played on up to 5 previous seasons. Do you believe this?
    tootoobusy

    Answer by tootoobusy at 10:04 AM on Mar. 11, 2011

  • I say the earlier the better.
    mlmsm928

    Answer by mlmsm928 at 4:37 PM on Mar. 11, 2011

  • Once they are potty trained and are able to follow directions.
    vjoaquin

    Answer by vjoaquin at 12:02 AM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • We were considering baseball this spring, but reconsidered because I don't think he's quite mature enough. So we're thinking 4 will be a good time to start.
    Austinsmom35

    Answer by Austinsmom35 at 10:46 AM on Mar. 14, 2011

  • once they are fully potty trained and can take direction and follow it

    Christmaslver68

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 8:52 AM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • I think an organized program at 4 is okay...as long as it's not competition based. I fully plan to put my DS in soccer by that point but more for the activity and team building. Plus, he is actually REALLY good with a ball...and LOVES it at 3! LOL
    boomamma

    Answer by boomamma at 8:53 AM on Mar. 15, 2011

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