By dialling down the pressure we put on young athletes, we can help them foster a love of sport and a desire to play simply because it’s fun.
Given the need for physical distancing, it can feel challenging to get kids active at school, but it’s not impossible! Try these activity ideas.
The resource, from the Child and Nature Alliance of Canada, offers tips and support for parents and teachers to explore nature with kids year-round.
The new school year presents an opportunity for schools to reimagine the school day and explore the use of outdoor learning and nature classrooms.
These toys offer many great options for encouraging young children’s sensory play and brain development—and they’ll help promote physical literacy.
I’m a risk-taker, while my husband is much more risk-averse. The lifeguard approach to risky play can help reduce conflict between you and your partner.
Lots of kids fear trying new things. How can you help yours develop courage and build resilience? Try these nine strategies.
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.
To understand the movement mechanics of fundamental movement skills (FMS), it is helpful to see them performed. The links below take you to excellent short videos at KIDDO that show children performing each skill at different stages of development. As you watch these videos, remember that skill learning depends on the child’s physical readiness. Children … Continued