Many parents have asked me if I think competition is healthy for kids. Is it healthy? Is it “toxic”? Does it diminish self-confidence?
Unbox your child’s imagination
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AfL Pro gets sent out twice a year
The Vivo Play Project gives kids the opportunity to let loose, play freely, and get dirty.
StoryWalk combines storytelling and physical activity by placing laminated pages from picture books in public places.
Physical education doesn’t just happen in a gymnasium. I’m a big proponent of active free play outside during physical education (PE) class. In my PE classes, I plan for quite a lot of it when the weather allows. There are so many benefits of free play outside that cannot be replicated in the gymnasium. In most … Continued
Thanks to funding from the federal government, the Early Years Physical Literacy Research Team will move on to phase two.
As parents and coaches, we must make youth sports fun for kids. Tim Hortons’ latest advertisement highlights this.
November 20 marks the 30th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Get straight to the “merry and bright” portion of your holiday without having to scramble for the perfect gift. With the holiday season just around the corner, here are our picks for the best new active toys that will help develop your children’s physical literacy and keep them moving into the new year and beyond. … Continued
Marie-Claude Asselin is CEO of the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada, and worked to launch the Canadian Sport Helpline.
A growing number of teachers are now starting to look for ways to encourage kids to move more during class time, including taking their classes outdoors.