Here are some basic movement skills that children at various ages should be mastering
From gymnastics to skating, these sport skills will help your child develop physical literacy
Success in soccer depends on dribbling, passing and shooting
There is no great risk in introducing your daughter to a particular sport or activity, but you should keep a few things in mind.
Here is another great indoor or outdoor activity to get your preschool child developing important movement skills: walking a tightrope. Find a thin piece of rope or a long piece of ribbon. Stretch the rope or ribbon out on the floor of your living room. (If you don’t have carpeting, you might want to secure … Continued
As parents, we’ve heard the expert’s opinion that because of poor life habits, today’s children may not live as long as their parents. This hasn’t been the case since medieval times. Last June, we launched the Active for Life campaign with a 30-second television spot titled “Recess”. In that video, children share alarming statistics about … Continued
It’s January and maybe there’s a blizzard outside. Perhaps it’s raining sideways with hurricane-force winds. That’s okay. Your child can be active and learn physical skills even on bad weather days. Here’s a simple game to get your toddler having fun with fundamental throwing skills. 1. Get a beanbag or a soft foam ball that … Continued