Once again, we’ve done the research to find the best active toy picks for the babies, toddlers, and school-age kids in your life. These active games and toys will get you and all the kids on your list moving, developing skills, and having fun.
One of Canada’s most trusted parenting authors is teaming up with Active for Life. Ann Douglas shares tools, tips, and research from her forthcoming book, Happy Parents, Happy Kids that will help you stick to your resolution to become a more active family. Mark your calendars for Ann’s first article on December 31 and then a new one every Monday in January!
It’s becoming increasingly accepted that kids need risky or adventurous play for healthy learning and development. Maybe your kids get a good dose on the weekend, but their child care setting might be a different story. Here are some questions to ask to see if your child care centre is prioritizing adventurous play.
Do you believe that the federal government needs to study the fitness and physical activity of Canadian youth? If approved by the House of Commons, that would be the result of a new motion put forth by MP Kyle Peterson.