Now that you’re a new mom it’s time to start thinking about your child’s physical literacy. Considering the fact your child can’t even roll over on her own yet, it might seem a bit soon for physical literacy. But the simple motor coordination skills that she learns now – particularly during tummy time – will help her throughout her life. And physical activity promotes brain networking and sensory awareness, so helping your child develop physical literacy is an important step in developing cognitive and intellectual skills. Being physically literate is a lifelong journey. And it begins at birth. For more on how you can help your ...
Canadian Steve Nash is a basketball star playing for the Los Angeles Lakers. But he's also a father and he knows first-hand what it means to raise kids to be physically literate. In fact, that's how he was raised. Which is one reason the two-time NBA MVP is himself a multi-sport athlete. Every year he stages soccer games to raise money for his charitable foundation. Steve is also a supporter of Active for Life, and helped us out by shooting this public-service announcement, Couch Potato. Thanks, Steve.
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