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Physical literacy checklists

Physical literacy checklists
April 22, 2013 1 Comment »

Here are some basic movement skills that children at various ages should be mastering Read More »

Physical literacy checklist: 6-9 years

Physical literacy checklist: 6-9 years
April 1, 2013 3 Comments »

From gymnastics to skating, these sport skills will help your child develop physical literacy Read More »

Soccer: Skills before games for child players

Soccer: Skills before games for child players
November 14, 2012 1 Comment »

Success in soccer depends on dribbling, passing and shooting Read More »

What can I do if my child shows no interest in sports?

What can I do if my child shows no interest in sports?
April 20, 2012 2 Comments »

There is no great risk in introducing your daughter to a particular sport or activity, but you should keep a few things in mind Read More »

Tightrope walking

Tightrope walking
March 30, 2012 No Comments »

Here is another great indoor or outdoor activity to get your preschool child developing important movement skills: walking a tightrope. Find a thin piece of rope or a long piece of ribbon. Stretch the rope or ribbon out on the ... Read More »

move more, live longer

move more, live longer
March 30, 2012 4 Comments »

As parents, we’ve heard the expert’s opinion that because of poor life habits, today’s children may not live as long as their parents. This hasn’t been the case since medieval times. Last June, we launched the Active for Life campaign ... Read More »

Bucket toss golf

Bucket toss golf
January 17, 2012 No Comments »

It’s January and maybe there’s a blizzard outside. Perhaps it’s raining sideways with hurricane-force winds. That’s okay. Your child can be active and learn physical skills even on bad weather days. Here’s a simple game to get your toddler having ... Read More »