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.
The ABCs of physical literacy refer to four basic capacities that are essential to developing fundamental movement skills.
Grandparents who babysit or take care of their grandkids have a great opportunity to play together and boost physical literacy.
It doesn’t have to be difficult to keep your kids active in the summer! These printable resources will keep them moving and having fun.
As kids fall into sedentary behaviors and engage less in active play, they lose much of the strength and stamina needed to be active.
Libraries these days are exploring a different type of literacy—physical literacy. Learn what sports equipment is available at your library.
Dance has so many benefits for kids. It can help them develop new skills, get physically active, explore a creative art form, and more.
For coaches, when it comes to helping young kids love sport and movement, the secret is making playing and practicing fun.
It’s never too late to improve our children’s movement skills. Check out these tips for how to keep them active.
For children with disabilities, developing physical literacy may pose more of a challenge, but it’s still very important. Here are some tips.
In today’s world, kids have all kinds of nudges not to move. With this simple recipe, we can help them develop a love of physical activity.
Using this simple recipe, here’s how you can encourage physical literacy and a love of movement in your children.
When you “blend” these three ingredients, they become a “super-smoothie” that kids can’t resist. The recipe is called physical literacy.
When your child says they’re just “not good” at something, encourage them to keep trying and become more confident with this advice.
In discussions of physical literacy, you’ll often hear talk of “fundamental movement skills.” What exactly are they?
When kids have learned to love physical activity, it means that they’ve developed their own internal, intrinsic motivation to move.
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.
Looking for quick and easy activities for kids? Simply print this out, cut it, fold it, and glue it into a cube—then roll for an active challenge.
We’ve been studying how providing early childhood educators with physical literacy training affects the children in their care.
Few kids today meet the recommended guidelines for daily physical activity. Here’s what we can do about it.
The model helps early childhood educators incorporate activities that will encourage young children to develop physical literacy.
One key indicator is showing confidence while attempting new activities
New research highlights the importance of fundamental movement skills, and shows why some kids gravitate towards sedentary activities.