It was a good year of activities and games for kids in 2023! At Active for Life, we spent lots of time focused on learning how we can best help you—parents and professionals—discover new ways to get kids active. From physical literacy activities to free printables and lesson plans, you had a lot to explore on our site this year! And with the launch of our new look and navigation, we hope we can engage even more parents, professionals, and the kids they care for in 2024.
Here are a few of the top articles you were reading in 2023:
A theme in 2023 among our readers was babies and toddlers! So it’s no wonder this one was one of our most-read. When you need to stay inside, these ideas can still keep your little ones moving and having fun, too.
This article struck a chord with readers. It’s tough when our kids choose to stop playing a sport, especially when our lives have been wrapped up in it, too. This personal account was a great reminder that it’s important to listen to your kids when they speak to you about what they want.
In this list, we highlighted a bunch of awesome children’s museums in Canada where kids are not only allowed to touch and explore their surroundings—they’re encouraged to!
Self-care is wonderful and necessary. But the term itself is not always for everyone. Here, we explore different ways to take care of yourself, because self-care can come in many forms, and what makes you feel the most rested and refreshed is unique to each of us.
More toddler content! Because toddlers are wonderful little beings, but can be tough to figure out, we put together a list of simple ways to help them learn to ride a bike with confidence.
An important topic to shed some light on. This well-researched article resonated with a lot of readers this year.
Chores not only help children develop essential life skills but also foster a sense of teamwork and contribution to the family. And, naturally, when children do chores, they’re moving and expending energy! This article was a win on many levels for our readers.
There’s nothing like a good fun scavenger hunt. We’ve been doing these for each season, and the spring activities scavenger hunt was a real crowd-pleaser!
Wishing you and your family a safe and happy holiday season, and we hope you’ll come back often to see what we’re working on in 2024.