Introducing the Active for Life Role Models

Introducing the Active for Life Role Models

Influential Canadians spread the word about physical literacy

Role Models

Quiz for dad: Are you an active role model?

Quiz for dad: Are you an active role model?

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Here's an easy way to find out if you're spending enough active time with your kids Read More»

One thing I want for our son: physical literacy

One thing I want for our son: physical literacy

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Developing physical literacy is more important to being active than genetics Read More»

I was a mom to lion cubs in Africa

I was a mom to lion cubs in Africa

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Developing physical literacy skills from a young age is vital to animals' survival Read More»

Alone in the swimming pool

Alone in the swimming pool

April 18, 2013, 5 Comments on Alone in the swimming pool

It’s important that kids transition into their teens feeling confident and being active Read More»

Elfi Schlegel-Dunn takes a relaxed approach to teaching movement skills

Elfi Schlegel-Dunn takes a relaxed approach to teaching movement skills

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Gold-medal gymnast, sports commentator, and mom on building physical literacy through gymnastics Read More»

Our family’s new approach to summer camps

Our family’s new approach to summer camps

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Try to plan early, remain flexible, and find camps that offer a variety of outdoor activities Read More»

League standings or not, kids will still learn how to accept loss

League standings or not, kids will still learn how to accept loss

March 19, 2013, 1 Comment on League standings or not, kids will still learn how to accept loss

Why you need to teach kids under twelve to love the game, and not worry about league standings Read More»

Not all play is active

Not all play is active

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To ensure health and fitness, your child’s playtime should include exercise and physical activity Read More»

The risky business of being brave

The risky business of being brave

March 4, 2013, 3 Comments on The risky business of being brave

Encouraging children to make their own courageous decisions Read More»

Different activities appeal to different kids

Different activities appeal to different kids

February 26, 2013, 1 Comment on Different activities appeal to different kids

Children should be encouraged to participate in the sports and activities they enjoy Read More»