Introduction to physical literacy

Physical literacy is when kids have developed the skills, confidence, and love of movement to be physically active for life


Individual lesson plans

Resources for educators, caregivers, camp leaders, and after-school program leaders who want to deliver physical literacy instruction to children


Recipe for an active day

Just like eating every colour in the rainbow is nutritious, mixing up the way we move our bodies is also healthy for us


Order print materials

Free postcards, bookmarks and more that help promote physical literacy

What is physical literacy?

Learn why it's so important.


Hands up for health and physical literacy

Introduction to the concepts of physical and health literacy for children

Narrow your focus

Lists of articles and resources on specific topics.


This resource is a volunteer coach’s new best friend

Get Coaching online tutorials for parent volunteer coaches



Websites and external links to additional resources. Ideal for educators, caregivers, camp leaders, and after-school program leaders.


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Presenting to educators, coaches, or other industry professionals? Use this slide to raise awareness of Active for Life’s articles and resources.


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