Physical Literacy resources for coaches, athletes, and parents


For more educational sources on Physical Literacy and Fundamental Movement Skills:

Sport for Life:

PHE Canada (Physical & Health Education Canada):

Action Schools BC– free materials; planning guide for schools and teachers:

Resources on Active For Life website: MEGA document (PISE) content/uploads/2013/11/PISE_MEGA_Document-9.pdf

Sport for Life: Developing physical literacy; A Guide for Parents of Children ages 0 to 12:

Appetite to Play online workshop (Thursday, August 20th from 6-8p.m.):

Appetite to Play Physical Literacy E-Learning module:

For activities and games for kids:

Please note that games can be altered in order to satisfy COVID-19 restrictions with proper social distancing, and individual equipment sets.

Active for Life: and

– Activities for individual children or groups of children. Little to no equipment needed!

Sport for Life:

– Video series “Physical Literacy at Home” supporting Guardians and Parents to teach/encourage Physical Literacy at home.

PHE Canada:

– Daily physical education activities that are fun and creative!

YMCA: YGym: Physical Activity for Ages 5-9 and Physical Activity for Ages 10-15

– Video series offering development of numerous skills!


– Healthy at Home series: offering “Move & Play” videos and other resources

i.e. How to maximize the use of your yard and deck space for Physical Literacy and Activity.

Sport for Life:

– Nature Play: Rediscovering play in natural spaces