ActivePlay.ca is a new website with ideas and resources for early years educators who want to ensure the children in their care get the play opportunities they need.
This guide to age-appropriate chores will help instill life skills and responsibility in your child, whether they’re a toddler or middle schooler.
Discover engaging outdoor activities for 4 year olds! From soccer drills to nature scavenger hunts, ignite their imagination & developmental growth.
From balancing tricks to target practice, discover 12 fun-filled games your kids can play with bean bags. Ideal for at-home activities!
Explore 20 engaging indoor activities for 6-year-olds, from sock ball rolls to balloon keep-ups. Perfect for fun-filled days indoors!
Your baby’s brain is growing and forming new connections every day. Here are some activities you can do to help encourage their development.
Discover when babies start crawling, the importance of tummy time, and how to encourage baby’s movements and ensure safety at home.
Learn what unstructured free play is and why it’s so important our kids take part in it at every age.
Research shows that kids have been feeling more anxious in recent years. Learn why and what parents can do to help.
Time spent playing outdoors helps three-year-olds burn energy, develop physical literacy, and have fun. Try these activities with your little one.
Discover why gymnastics is the ideal starting point for developing physical literacy. Build strength, flexibility, coordination, and balance with this dynamic sport.
Montessori activities can help young children build independence, confidence, and physical literacy at home.
Risky play isn’t only important older children! Learn about the benefits of risky play for toddlers, as well as ways they can participate in it.
Whether your baby is newborn or 11 months old, here are some fun indoor activities for infants of all ages.
This fun and exciting scavenger hunt is the perfect activity for kids to embrace the spring season after a long and cold winter.
Living in modern society often teaches us to be disconnected from our bodies. Here’s how to help your child develop their mind-body connection.
Learn why outdoor play is critical to child development and an important part of sensory and motor development for young children.
This fun and exciting winter scavenger hunt is an excellent way for kids to explore the changes in winter weather and improve fundamental movement skills.
Physical development is the combination of growth, maturation, and motor skill development during childhood.
From outdoor sensory play ideas to how to plan a first birthday party for your baby, here are Active for Life’s top posts of 2022.
How to choose the right daycare or preschool for your child? Check out this checklist developed by Sport for Life and Active for Life.
Kids need plenty of active play to develop gross motor skills in their early years. We put together a list of activities for kids at every age to help with their physical literacy.
The ABCs of physical literacy refer to four basic capacities that are essential to developing fundamental movement skills.
This list of simple, low-mess indoor activities will help your active two-year-old get their wiggles out!