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According to a Canadian study in early child care centres, the benefits of adding more active play time into daily routines are more than just physical.
One way to encourage kids to play is to prompt rather than suggest. Often, the activities they find the most engaging are the ones they invent themselves.
According to early childhood education expert Dawne Clark, the key is to create an enriching home environment that invites physically active play.
The model helps early childhood educators incorporate activities that will encourage young children to develop physical literacy.
Some schools and early childhood centres are using movement-based instruction to help kids learn better while promoting their development.
These spaces offer valuable opportunities for the development of physical literacy and for experimentation.
Thanks to funding from the federal government, the Early Years Physical Literacy Research Team will move on to phase two.
The model was developed as a framework to help ECEs understand how to incorporate physical literacy into their playrooms and playgrounds.