Parents, if you’re feeling burnt out, here are some simple ways you can add self-care into your day—no special equipment or guru required.
When your child says they’re just “not good” at something, encourage them to keep trying and become more confident with this advice.
The resource, from the Child and Nature Alliance of Canada, offers tips and support for parents and teachers to explore nature with kids year-round.
Summer’s not over yet! Make the most of your Labour Day weekend with these fun family activity ideas.
Angie Abdou’s kids are participating in Zoom meetings with their teammates, doing at-home family workouts, and joining her on runs.
One way to encourage kids to play is to prompt rather than suggest. Often, the activities they find the most engaging are the ones they invent themselves.
Our readers shared these excellent tips to help young children spend more time playing independently, so parents can work or take time for self-care.
When school’s not in session, regular routines often go out the window. Here are some tips for adding structure to your family’s day.
Few kids today meet the recommended guidelines for daily physical activity. Here’s what we can do about it.
Kids in wheelchairs may be seated, but that doesn’t mean they have to be sitting still. Here are some ideas for fun, active games.
The model helps early childhood educators incorporate activities that will encourage young children to develop physical literacy.
According to the Canadian 24-hour movement guidelines, babies and toddlers should not be restrained in strollers or seats for more than an hour at a time.
New research highlights the importance of fundamental movement skills, and shows why some kids gravitate towards sedentary activities.
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.
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