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: Amharic, Arabic, Farsi, Hindi, Punjabi, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Tagalog, Tigrinya, Ukrainian, Urdu and Vietnamese.
What is physical literacy? If you are educating parents on the concept for the first time, it can be tricky to communicate some of the nuances. This colourful infographic summarizes a lot of complex ideas into a simple format that parents will understand. You can download the infographic
and print it as a poster or handout.
If you or your kids are trying to figure out ways to be active each day, here are some quick, simple ideas that require little or no equipment. Print out our Recipe for an Active Day
, then share it with your kids and get them thinking about moving their bodies each day.
For most sports and physical activities, kids should avoid specializing too early
. In fact, they should try as many different sports and activities as possible before their teen years. You can help parents and coaches understand the benefits of multisport for kids by downloading this fun and informative poster.
Help kids to develop their fundamental movement skills using this activity dice. Simply print, cut, fold, and glue or tape into a cube, then roll for an active challenge. It’s a perfect game for promoting fun and physical literacy in minutes.
This fun activity
weaves together all seven of your child’s senses. Look for things outdoors to smell, hear, see, touch, and taste and playfully move around to find them.
How to dress kids for winter
Kids need to be active outdoors in all seasons, including the winter
. Unfortunately the Canadian winter can be very uncomfortable if kids aren’t dressed right for the weather. This simple poster
shows how to dress correctly and stay safe while being active outdoors in the snow and ice.
Enjoy active play, every day of winter.
Winter blues keeping your kids in the house? There are plenty of ways to get them active indoors and outdoors even when the snow starts to fall. This poster provides more than a dozen ideas, ranging from snow forts and snow angels to tobogganing and skating.
It’s good to let children test their limits during play. Being a lifeguard parent
means providing vigilant care, a parenting approach that allows children to develop understanding of risk and the confidence to manage it.