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.
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.
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.
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.
The development of physical literacy is a circular process, and it happens in a range of environments through a variety of physical activities. These posters are designed to share that message in schools, recreation centres, and health offices.
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.
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.