There’s a steep hill in our local forest that my kids (ages one, four, and six) love to scale. It’s muddy, slippery, and full of tree roots, with ample opportunities to fall, get up, and fall again. I absolutely love watching them challenge themselves to do this, because I can see how it builds their … Continued
As we try to avoid close contact with others right now, these no-touch games will still allow kids to play together—in a safe way.
With hockey’s abrupt end, coaches and minor hockey associations across Canada came up with creative ways to help their young athletes.
Whether Dad is into sports, loves nature, or likes to get creative, here are 14 ways to celebrate with him close to home this year.
For many of us, the pandemic has added stress to our lives. Try these yoga poses with your kids to help them relieve their anxious feelings.
One activity that’s simple to plan, free, safe, and incredibly beneficial for our kids during this pandemic? Unstructured nature play.
With some schools reopening, a Quebec teacher tells the CBC that while students and teachers are happy to be back, there’s a lot of uncertainty too.
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.
Our readers shared these excellent tips to help young children spend more time playing independently, so parents can work or take time for self-care.
Plus eight simple strategies you can add to your toolbox to support children as they work through feelings of anxiety or stress.
According to early childhood education expert Dawne Clark, the key is to create an enriching home environment that invites physically active play.
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It’s natural to feel stressed right now—stress is a normal reaction to fear. These techniques will help you and your kids release that tension and anxiety.
Here’s how I’m keeping my four-year-old daughter active during this unprecedented time.
If you’re struggling to cope with stress or anxiety brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, you may find meditation can help calm your mind and emotions.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve been thrust into extremely difficult and unprecedented days. It’s important to be kind to yourself.
When school’s not in session, regular routines often go out the window. Here are some tips for adding structure to your family’s day.
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
Even while social distancing, families can get out for walks in their neighbourhood. Here are some ideas to keep things fun and fresh.