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Physical development is the combination of growth, maturation, and motor skill development during childhood.
Kids need plenty of active play to develop gross motor skills in their early years. We put together a list of activities for kids at every age to help with their physical literacy.
Grandparents who babysit or take care of their grandkids have a great opportunity to play together and boost physical literacy.
A squishy ball is an easy craft for kids to do at home, and once they’ve created it, the games they can play are endless!
Like all fundamental movement skills, catching isn’t a skill that just “happens” on its own. It needs to be learned and developed.
Sometimes it’s nice to have things to do that are light on equipment. These six games are super fun and require only a volleyball!
Kin-Ball is a fast-paced, interactive sport that engages a wide range of skills, while promoting physical activity, sportsmanship, and teamwork.
Cricket is gaining momentum as a fun physical activity option in schools across Canada. Learn more about why the sport is so great for kids.
You might not have heard of these equestrian sports before, but they’re super fun and can help kids develop many different skills.
Although the real Olympic Games won’t be held until next year, there’s no reason why your family can’t enjoy some Olympics-themed fun at home this summer.
To get kids outside and give them an all-over workout, here’s how you can create your own obstacle course.
If you or your kids are trying to figure out ways to be active each day during this time of isolation, turn to the Recipe for an Active Day for ideas.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, you can still have family fun at home over the Easter weekend with these activity ideas.
Editor’s note: This article was updated on November 21, 2021. Here are a few simple games with sock balls that kids can play indoors with limited space and “equipment”—including single-player games kids can enjoy even when a parent or sibling isn’t able to join them. Start by raiding your sock drawer: each of the following … Continued
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Hand dexterity is a critical skill best developed while young
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DOWNLOAD PLAYBOOK PDF Day 1: Hopscotch Skill: Hop 20 minutes This activity develops dynamic balance, coordination, and rhythm required for activities at older ages such as running, skipping, hopping, and dancing. More» Day 2: Underhand Catch Skill: Catch 15 minutes This activity develops hand-eye coordination, fine motor control, and the ability to track moving objects … Continued
DOWNLOAD PLAYBOOK PDF Day 1: Tightrope Skill: Balance 15 minutes This activity develops coordination and balance as kids try to walk a straight line on a rope lying on the ground. More» Day 2: Mirror Mirror Skill: Agility, Balance, Hop, Jump, Run, Skip 10 minutes This activity develops coordination and balance as kids try to … Continued