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


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

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Good Practice Principles: Children and Young People


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

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Designed to Move


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

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What is Physical Literacy?


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

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Physical Literacy


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

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Sport New Zealand's Physical Literacy Approach


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


Lets See How the Adults like It!


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

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More Play, Less Classroom


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

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Should I let my child take risks?


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


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