Kids Physical Literacy: Play - Learn - Inspire

June Article - Musical Chairs

    Hip hip hurray let’s hear it for Father’s Day! With that in mind, I have to take a moment to say how incredibly proud I am of my husband for stepping out of his comfort zone working in finance to be an amazing role model for all of these kids. This month I want to showcase a few of my husbands favorite activities.   I am a robot is by far one of my favorites to watch Darren lead. This is a great fun action song the gets you moving AND helps with developing “working memory” and important executive function...

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May Article - Dandelions Song.

Ahhh May, what can I say. It’s one of May favourite months! As a mom, I happily receive dandelions bouquets from my girls as we spend more time outside in the sun. Your littles are like little dandelions too! Teach them to be strong and resilient by trying new things. Here are a few new activities to try this month! The Dandelion song is one of our favourites to dance to. Feel free to follow along with my movements, or move in a way that feels good to you! I like to add elements of dance to encourage active flexibility,...

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April Article - April Showers Bring May Flowers!

 You know the saying “April showers bring May flowers!” So take a minute and enjoy the weather anyway you like. But when you aren’t singing in the rain or jumping in puddles take a min and try some of these fun activities with your littles.    Across the pond is a great individual activity that works on balance and coordination. Feel free to modify and make it a team cooperative activity as well!   The goldfish song is one of my husbands favourites to lead. This funny action song gets you swimming, laying down, standing up and we even sneak...

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March Article - Spring Into Action.

Time to Spring into action with these fun activities to you can try with your family! See what did there . Jumps, leaps and hops are all fantastic fundamental skills kids need to learn as part of their physical development.    Here are some fun games and activities you can do with your kiddos that incorporate fun, fitness and fundamentals    Chipmunk at the gas pump Hopscotch yoga mat Frog Jumps   If you take the LEAP and JUMP into one of these activities with you kids, HOP onto Instagram and Tag us!    - Written by Dallas Wing  

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February Article.

  Virginia Satir, a world-renowned family therapist, is famous for saying “We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth.”   Are you getting enough hugs? Here are a few activities you can incorporate during your day and kickstart the habit for more daily hugs     4 hugs a day activity song: No hands hugs: Open Heart Yoga:  It turns out cardio isn’t the only way to strengthen your heart  You can give us a virtual hug by tagging a photo of your...

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