Child Development CMAS Resources
Incorporating physical literacy into your daily programming can be easy and inexpensive – and it can bring such a range of benefits for children, ECEs, and families!
When young children engage in physical literacy and active play, they can better cope with stress, build resilience, and start on their path toward a healthy and active life.
Watch this webinar where Dawne Clark, PhD, Early Years Physical Literacy discusses:
- What physical literacy (PL) and active play look like in the early years
- The benefits of PL and active play for children, educators, and families
- “Infusing” PL into everyday activities
- How to get children moving again and active for life after the pandemic
- The Active for Life website, tools and resources
14 parent resources to help - and they’re available in the 16 languages most commonly spoken by refugee families here in Canada!
Tips for helping refugee children understand and manage big feelings and challenging behaviours
French: Conseils pour aider les enfants réfugiés à comprendre et à gérer leurs émotions fortes et leurs comportements difficiles
Loose Parts presented by Carolyn Hadcock
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|Changing Spaces||2 hours||Better Kid Care – Lessons On Demand||FREE|
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|An Environment that Positively Impacts Young Children||Early Childhood News Article|
A Blueprint for Supporting Emergent Bilinguals in Your Program: Roma Chumak-Horbatsch’s Linguistically Appropriate PracticeAt one time or another, all child care professionals in Canada—whether in a newcomer-focused program or not—will likely look after non-English speaking children. Read More
Learn about the many other things you can do to reduce stress and help ease this difficult transition for families.