child development

Program innovation: Physical literacy for early childhood

Program innovation: Physical literacy for early childhood
February 8, 2017 1 Comment »

Mount Royal University undertakes new program for toddlers and preschoolers Read More »

Protecting playtime in preschool

Protecting playtime in preschool
February 6, 2017 No Comments »

The importance of play and movement for children cannot be overstated Read More »

The profound effect of “shortening the bench” in kids sport

The profound effect of “shortening the bench” in kids sport
December 12, 2016 No Comments »

How benching kids affects their self-worth Read More »

Parents gone wild: 4 things you can do to deal with overreacting parents

Parents gone wild: 4 things you can do to deal with overreacting parents
November 13, 2016 No Comments »

Let’s give the game back to the kids Read More »

Girls activity programs: Don’t let your daughter get shortchanged

Girls activity programs: Don’t let your daughter get shortchanged
August 24, 2016 6 Comments »

Like boys, they need to learn fundamental movement skills from an early age Read More »

Splish splash: how parent and baby aquafit classes inspire physical literacy

Splish splash: how parent and baby aquafit classes inspire physical literacy
June 19, 2016 No Comments »

An important lifelong skill that you and your child can bond over Read More »

Kids’ screen time, inactivity, and the growing ‘sleepidemic’

Kids’ screen time, inactivity, and the growing ‘sleepidemic’
June 16, 2016 No Comments »

This vicious cycle is adversely affecting our children's well being Read More »

Dancing may help kids develop socio-emotional skills like empathy

Dancing may help kids develop socio-emotional skills like empathy
June 14, 2016 No Comments »

Evidence shows possible improvements in acceptance, cooperation, and collaboration Read More »

Kids of all abilities get added benefits through activities that develop physical literacy

Kids of all abilities get added benefits through activities that develop physical literacy
May 17, 2016 No Comments »

Skills developed can improve several quality of life factors Read More »

Child care centre starts kids on physical literacy journey

Child care centre starts kids on physical literacy journey
May 15, 2016 No Comments »

A new pilot program gives children 1-5 an active start in motor skill development Read More »