It is really simply indeed. Teaching the fundamental movement skills opens up many doors for kids. Sport, physical activity, free play will become even more enjoyable if kids are proficient with movement. This will not only lead to increased physical well-being, but also the social and emotional well-being of our youth. Sometimes kids say it best. This video touches on the importance of learning the fundamental movement skills.
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· Created by the Canadian Sport for Life Alberta Community Recreation & Sport Work Group, this video provides another visual around physical literacy. View video.