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“Physical Literacy is the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge and understanding to value and take responsibility for engagement in physical activities for life.”
-International Physical Literacy Association, May 2014
Physical literacy gives kids the skills and tools to:
- Discover the joy of moving.
- Learn how their bodies move and push their limits.
- Build confidence and enthusiasm about play.
- Explore the physical world around them.
- Set the foundation to enjoy a lifetime of physical activity.
PARTNERS FOR PHYSICAL LITERACY
Partners for Physical Literacy (P4PL) provides stewardship, guidance, and support to organizations working to inspire children and youth toward Physical Literacy. P4PL is a collaborative of individuals and organizations that are passionate and committed to increasing physical literacy and physical activity for Saskatchewan’s youth. It is comprised of volunteer stakeholders from education, sport, recreation, and physical activity. P4PL is supported by the Community Initiatives Fund and Saskatchewan Lotteries Trust Fund as part of a commitment to a sustainable future for Saskatchewan people.
... movement is essential to optimal health and well being .
... children of all abilities can be taught the skills and knowledge to help them move.
... confidence allows for the enjoyment of a variety of sports and physical activities.
... movement opportunities must be maximized.
... children deserve to move in a supportive and safe environment.
... all adults influence the physical literacy development of kids.
Partners for Physical Literacy includes volunteer stakeholders from the following organizations: