Mind-body connection for kids
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.
Why outdoor play is critical to child development
Learn why outdoor play is critical to child development and an important part of sensory and motor development for young children.
Winter activities scavenger hunt + free printable
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 literacy and physical development
Physical development is the combination of growth, maturation, and motor skill development during childhood.
Best of 2022: Our top articles of the year
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.
This checklist is a resource all parents in search of daycare should have
How to choose the right daycare or preschool for your child? Check out this checklist developed by Sport for Life and Active for Life.
Best physical activities for kids at every age
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
The ABCs of physical literacy refer to four basic capacities that are essential to developing fundamental movement skills.
Energy-busting indoor activities for 2-year-olds
This list of simple, low-mess, energy-busting indoor activities will help your active two-year-old get their wiggles out!
Why kids need free play (and how to protect downtime)
Check out these tips for making time for free play and downtime for your child, while having room for extracurriculars they value.