This section contains resources that educators, caregivers, and program leaders can use to help children to develop physical literacy. If you are a parent or guardian, please visit our Parent Resources section. Children develop physical literacy by learning a wide variety of fundamental movement skills that allow them to enjoy many different physical activities and … Continued
Making Nova Scotia physically literate
Based on a keynote address by Active for Life editor-in-chief Richard Monette, Sport Nova Scotia is looking for suggestions for a “shared purpose” statement to engage all citizens in getting children to become physically literate.
Active for Life makes it easy for you to educate and mobilize parents. As you launch your program, teach parents about physical literacy by using our free tools and learning materials. Help them understand why physical literacy is important for their child, and they’ll sign up and spread the word about your program.
An infographic to help you quickly grasp the concept
Ways to measure if your school’s PE program is benefiting your child
Repetition of one activity to the exclusion of all others is rarely wise
Learning isn’t just about spelling and math
Here’s a hint: it’s not single sport specialization
Prevention over treatment as Quebec physicians to start prescribing physical activity
Physical literacy is important to their first year of school
Developing physical literacy optimizes both lifelong physical activity and athlete development
Variety is crucial until the age of 14 or 15