Resources

In this section you will find links to resources, websites and articles that will help you gain more understanding around movement, play, physical activity and the importance of it for children’s (aged 0-12 years)  development.

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Balance is Better

Balance is Better

Website

Young people need balance. Rather than pressuring them to perform, they’ll do…

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Good Practice Principles: Children and Young People

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Sport New Zealand has published “Good Practice Principles: Children and Young People…

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Designed to Move

Video

'What if we hit the tipping point in life expectancy? What if…

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What is Physical Literacy?

Website

Active For Life has put together some great information around raising physically…

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Physical Literacy

Videos

Here are two great videos from Sport Wales and Canadian Sport for…

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Sport New Zealand's Physical Literacy Approach

Resource

The Sport NZ physical literacy approach takes a holistic view of the…

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Lets See How the Adults like It!

Video

A group of adults get to experience what it is like to…

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More Play, Less Classroom

Article

For years we’ve been hearing that many schools have cut back —…

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Should I let my child take risks?

Article

We came across this great article written by a self-confessed over-protective mother.…

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The importance of Risky Play for Children's Development

Article

“Risky play is a form of play that is thrilling and involves…