24 percent of parents report their child bullies or is cruel to other children at least some of the time, and 35 percent of parents report that they are concerned about their child being bullied a
Because Cerebral Palsy effects movement, adaptations are needed in physical education classes in order to ensure enjoyment and success for a child with CP. When putting adaptations into place, th
The After School for All! guide presents key features that contribute to successful after school programs.
The complete BodyWorks toolkit includes the following: Body Basics, #000000; font-family: 'Segoe UI', helvetica, arial,
This activity looks at the position of outsiders and why they are easily overlooked in a group.
Discusses the work of the School Garden Network, a registered charitable organization operating nationally, with a goal of youth education, and aiming to encourage scientific understanding of two
Tired of hanging around: Using sport and leisure activities to prevent anti-social behaviour by young people
A young person in the criminal justice system costs the taxpayer over £200,000 by the age of 16, but one given support to stay out costs less than £50,000.
Policies and procedures on: Interactions (e.g., selection and hiring, leader training, etc.), Supervision and Safety, Program Characteristics and Support, Finance, Administration, Fundraising, Hea
This toolkit provides activities for cooking, physical activity, gardening and music and arts programs, as well as ideas for field trips, and promoting healthy habits at home.
1) Availability, use, and suitability of parks and outdoor spaces, 2) Availability, use, and utility of non-designated physical activity facilities
Parks/Outdoor: 94% report having local parks and outdoor spaces in their communities. 39% say their child uses these spaces often or very often, 31% sometimes use them, 30% rarely or never do.
1) Encouraging the Development of Key Life Skills in Elementary School Age Children: A Literature Review and Recommendations, 2) Essential Self Management Skills: Summary of Research
Child Trends has prepared two reports identifying skills that are central to a child's development and that they need to succeed in the elementary school years and beyond. The four skills identifi
1. Children’s active pursuits during the after school period, and 2. Sedentary pursuits during the after school period
Various statistics by region, age and gender, socio-economic, demographic, communitiy size, and trends
1. Participation in sport among children and youth, and 2. Where and how do children participate in sport?
Bulletin 2 in the 2010 Physical Activity Monitor asked parents whether their children (ages 5 to 17 years) participated in sport, defined as physical activities that involve competition and rules,
Craft activities are fun for everyone, but for children on the autism spectrum, the opportunity to explore color, shape, and sensory experiences can stimulate attention, foster calm, and cre
Not all children with ADHD have hyperactivity, but for those that do, sitting still is an almost impossible feat.
This list of gluten free snack ideas includes a printable list.
This presentation from the 2009 Parks and Recreation Ontario Education Forum provides tools to for youth centre or program success.
Statistics on opinions of the benefits of sport, both organized and at community level, and on what people see as serious issues in sport (drugs, emphasis on winning, etc).
Discusses the strategy on supporting comprehensive after-school programming in specific priority neighbourhoods where school-age residents can benefit from new or enhanced programs focused on phys