Urdu resources for promoting physical literacy

On this page you will find all of our Urdu translations of resources promoting physical literacy. If you are interested in helping translate any of our resources into another language, please contact us. At Active for Life we strive to promote physical literacy as much as possible, and offer various assets translated in the following … Continued

Farsi resources for promoting physical literacy

On this page you will find all of our Farsi translations of resources promoting physical literacy. If you are interested in helping translate any of our resources into another language, please contact us. At Active for Life we strive to promote physical literacy as much as possible, and offer various assets translated in the following … Continued

Amharic resources for promoting physical literacy

On this page you will find downloads of all our Amharic resources promoting physical literacy. If you are interested in helping translate any of our resources into another language, please contact us. At Active for Life we strive to promote physical literacy as much as possible, and offer various assets translated in the following languages: … Continued

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Early years physical literacy: Spread the word

The early years are critical in children’s development. Between birth and age five, it’s essential that they spend significant time in exploratory play and movement in order to build the foundations for their long-term physical, mental, and emotional health. Through regular movement, children develop not only their physical body and motor skills, but also their brain, their … Continued

How playgrounds helped my special-needs son develop physical literacy

My youngest son, Cam, has always been full of surprises. With a flair for the dramatic, Cam decided that he would make his grand entrance into the world more than 12 weeks early. With the ensuing medical issues, including collapsed lungs, chronic lung disease, infections, viruses, heart concerns, and prolonged gastrointestinal and feeding issues, his … Continued

Free multisport program helps more kids develop physical literacy

A new free multisport program in Nova Scotia is helping more Cape Breton Island children develop physical literacy while learning how to play various sports. Capers in the Community launched this summer and is being offered at no cost in towns throughout the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM). The four-day camp gives children ages five to … Continued

How US Lacrosse is integrating physical literacy into practices

US Lacrosse is advocating a new approach to developing its youngest players: physical literacy warm-ups. Led by personal trainer Brett Klika’s work, US Lacrosse is promoting the idea of adding movement-based exercises to practices in order to develop greater all-round movement skills and athleticism. The exercises involve creative movement circuits where young players are invited to … Continued