Physical Literacy

Physical literacy is a fundamental and valuable human capability that can be described as a disposition acquired by human individuals encompassing the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge and understanding that establishes purposeful physical pursuits as an integral part of their lifestyle.  

 

Source: Wikipedia.org

Resources

What's physical literacy? Here's what you need to know | Active For Life

 The What, Why and How of Physical Literacy, and how parents can easily incorporate it into their children's daily lives.

What is Physical Literacy | Active for Life

Physical literacy is when kids have developed the skills, confidence, and love of movement to be physically active for life. View the infographic, watch a short video ...

Active for Life: Elementary Teachers Toolkit | Active For Life

Teachers can follow the links to a wide variety of teaching resources and information to help children develop physical literacy in the elementary years.

What Is Physical Literacy And Why Does It Matter? | Learning - CBC.ca

Physical literacy is no different than other aspects of literacy. Kids aren't born physically literate—just like they aren't born knowing how to read ...

Physical Literacy | ParticipACTION

Physical literacy is the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge and understanding to value and take responsibility for engagement in physical .

What is physical literacy? | Tennis Canada

Happily, physical literacy is really quite a simple concept: it's about developing the necessary movement skills in children that in turn give them ...

Physical Literacy Explained | Passport for Life

PHE Canada's definition: Physical Literacy is moving with competence and confidence in a wide variety of physical activities in multiple environments that ...

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