Basic Striking

Basic Striking

This activity develops hand-eye coordination and timing while using a striking tool (such as a bat, a racquet, or a hockey stick).

Balloon Tennis

Balloon Tennis

This activity develops hand-eye coordination and timing while using a simple racquet (i.e., striking tool). These skills also transfer to striking with a bat or stick.

Ball Hockey for Children

Ball Hockey for Children

This activity develops hand-eye coordination and timing while using a hockey stick (i.e., striking tool). These skills also transfer to striking with a bat or racquet.

Ball Hockey for Toddlers

Ball Hockey for Toddlers

This activity develops hand-eye coordination and timing while using a hockey stick (i.e., striking tool). These skills also transfer to striking with a bat or racquet.

Beach Ball Handball

Beach Ball Handball

This activity develops hand-eye coordination and timing for striking a moving object. These skills also transfer to striking with a bat, racquet, or stick.

Hockey Shooting

Hockey Shooting

This activity develops hand-eye coordination and timing while using a hockey stick (i.e., striking tool). These skills also transfer to striking with a bat or racquet.

Balloon Batting

Balloon Batting

This activity develops hand-eye coordination and timing while using a simple bat (i.e., striking tool). These skills also transfer to striking with a racquet or stick.

Baseball Batting

Baseball Batting

This activity develops hand-eye coordination and timing while using a bat (i.e., striking tool). These skills also transfer to striking with a racquet or stick.

5 Indigenous games to play with your children

5 Indigenous games to play with your children

Canada is home to more than 1.6 million Indigenous people, including 600 First Nations communities, as well as Inuit and Métis communities. These distinct nations and groups have diverse histories, traditions, and cultures—as well as games and activities. Traditional sports and games can help strengthen an Indigenous child’s sense of culture and tradition while increasing … Continued

AfL playbook: 5 – 8 year olds

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

AfL playbook: 3 – 5 year olds

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

AfL playbook: 8 – 12 year olds

DOWNLOAD PLAYBOOK PDF Day 1: Bowling Milk Cartons Skill: Throw 30 minutes This activity develops coordination of arms and torso, fine motor control, and the ability to “read” distances. These skills transfer to sports and activities that involve throwing an object accurately over a perceived distance (e.g., balls, frisbees, ribbons, sticks, batons). More» Day 2: … Continued

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