Discover why gymnastics is the ideal starting point for developing physical literacy. Build strength, flexibility, coordination, and balance with this dynamic sport.
Physical development is the combination of growth, maturation, and motor skill development during childhood.
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.
As kids fall into sedentary behaviors and engage less in active play, they lose much of the strength and stamina needed to be active.
It’s never too late to improve our children’s movement skills. Check out these tips for how to keep them active.
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Editor’s note: This article was updated on December 8, 2022 Run, jump, swing, glide. When it comes to physical literacy, these essential skills open up a lifetime of fun and activities. And to make the most of an active lifestyle, it’s important to become proficient in these movement skills in every season, in all sorts … Continued
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My family has a summer tradition of pre-dinner swims at our local swimming hole in the Elbow River in Calgary. Last summer, as my husband got home from work, we hopped on our bikes and headed down to the river to cool off almost every evening. My daughters both loved this family activity and begged … Continued
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