Developmentally Appropriate Daily Physical Activities

This article suggests four ways to help teachers change activities so that children experience success and enjoyment when participating in physical activity. This enjoyment will help children to maintain physically active lifestyles. Identifies three developmental levels: 1) Early childhood (5-7), 2) Middle (8-9), and 3) Late (10-12), and four ways to modify activities - changing number of participants, space, rules, and equipment.

Publication Date: 
2006-6
Author: 
Graham Fishburne
Sponsor: 
Alberta Centre for Active Living