We’ve been studying how providing early childhood educators with physical literacy training affects the children in their care.
Through yoga, kids learn how to find a sense of inner calm and self-esteem as well as developing flexibility, strength, and balance.
While we’re big advocates of screen-free play time, these apps can offer a little extra enticement to coax reluctant kids to play outside.
The model helps early childhood educators incorporate activities that will encourage young children to develop physical literacy.
In contrast to typical metal or plastic play structures, natural playgrounds are designed to take advantage of landscaping and organic materials.
One key indicator is showing confidence while attempting new activities
According to the Canadian 24-hour movement guidelines, babies and toddlers should not be restrained in strollers or seats for more than an hour at a time.
New research highlights the importance of fundamental movement skills, and shows why some kids gravitate towards sedentary activities.
Some schools and early childhood centres are using movement-based instruction to help kids learn better while promoting their development.
Managing screen time isn’t just something parents need to do for their kids. It’s also something we need to do for ourselves.