Physical literacy is a journey that begins when kids have the opportunity to develop the skills, confidence and love of movement they need to be active for life.
Parenting and child development go hand in hand. Parents and families have an important influence on all areas of kids’ lives.
Start your kids off right by making sure they have the essential building blocks for a lifetime of healthy participation in the sports or physical activities they love.
A Parent's Role
Browse the Active for Life web site to learn about physical literacy and ways to raise physically literate kids through fun family activities.
Raising physically literate kids takes the combined efforts of many. Talk to recreation leaders, coaches, childcare providers, educators, and others to find out how they’re integrating physical literacy into programs.
Be active with your kids. Introduce them to a variety of activities. Learn physical literacy through family fun.
Check out Saskatchewan in motion’s Adventure Calendar for a new activity every day of the year.
Help other parents, friends and family members understand why it’s important to build physical literacy into programs. Download these tools to share on your social media.
Don't Forget to Play
In a Tim Horton’s commercial, Sidney Crosby and Nathan MacKinnon used puppies, farting goalie pads and a pinata to make hockey practice more fun.
It's a perfect way to increase confidence, competence and motivation and a great example of a physical literacy-enriched hockey practice!