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Northumberland Families on the Move 

Additional Resources 

PLay Bag

Don't know what to play? PLay Bag instructions here!

What's in my PLay Bag? 

1/3 of a Pool Noodle = a bat or obstacle (striking, walk on it = balance) 

4 Sponges = a ball or hurdle (throwing, catching, dodging, jumping)

Skipping Rope = (jump, skip, hop over the rope) 

Bubbles= floating target (catch, strike, jump run) 

6 Plastic Cups= targets (strike, throw aim) 

Tennis Ball = (throw, catch, strike pass)

Bouncy Ball= (throw, catch, strike pass)

Rags/ Towles = juggling (throw, catch) 

Plastic Plate= frisbee (throw, catch, target)

Chalk= guidelines/ boundaries (hop, jump, doge, balance) 

More great games can be found on these websites:

Breakout session resources!

A1 - Exploring Outdoor Learning Environments - Aaron Staples from Ganaraska Forest

  • Value of Outdoor Education in Healthy Childhood Development overview here
  • Ganaraska website with info on programs found here 

A2 - Growing Your Physical Literacy Tool Box - Kim French from Thompson Publishing 

  • Functional Fitness Charts Free Download here 
  • Free Physical Literacy Webinars here 

A3 - Movement and Music- Jackie Nicholls 

A4 - Recreating Forest Play Grounds - Christine Mumford 

A5 - Stepping it Up Beyond the Physical Literacy Basics- Dr. Dean Kriellaars 

  • Physical Literacy Resources can be found here 

A12 - Ensuring Safe Play; The latest on concussion regulation and play - Dr. Stephanie Johnston

  • Summary of Rowan's Law can be found here
  • Concussion policy template and more info found here

B1- Putting the FUN Back into DPA (Daily Physical Education) - Sarah Gallsworthy 

  • Sarah wants you to check out these websites when designing physically literate programming!
  • Let's Play, Physical Literacy here 
  • Active for Life here
  • Sport for Life, Developing Physical Literacy and Delivering Quality Sport here
  • High Five, The Best Way to Play here
  • Ophea here
  • Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology here 

B4 - Inclusive By Design, Adaptive Programming for All - Dr. Jennifer Leo 

  • Get the powerpoint slides from this session here 
  • Learn more about the Abilities Centre here
  • Sport for Life FREE webinar on Inclusive Physical Literacy here

B6 - Sorry Kids, We've Canceled Childhood; Exploring Rick, Play, and Safety - Brandy Tanenbaum 

  • Get the powerpoint slides from this session here
  • Brandy wants you to check out this website, Outside Play 

B7- Join the Circus - Dr. Dean Kriellaars 

  • Movement Preparation Poster found here 

B8 - Positive Youth Development Through Sport? - Dr. Jessica Fraser- Thomas 

  • Powerpoint presentation slides from her presentation can be found here 
  • Dr. Fraser-Thomas wants you to check out this website for resources, PYD Sport

B9 - Quality Coaching - Dr. Greg Hodges, Peter Burnett 

  • Powerpoint slides from Greg Hodges's presentation here
  • Link to the National Coaching Certification Program here
  • Link to FREE tips and tricks for volunteer coaches here 

B10 - PLAY Tools - Drew Mitchel 

  • PLAY tools for parents, coaches, and caregivers found here 

B11 - PLay Tubs - Linda Whitfield  

  • PLAY Tub Flip Book here
  • What is Physical Literacy Poster here


“Learning to move is as important as reading and writing skills, and the ability to work with numbers.” Dr. Dean Kriellaars

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