Dedicated to early years physical development

Resources

Birth Injury Justice Center

The Birth Injury Justice Center has compiled the most in-depth resources nationwide to help guide and serve all families affected by physical birth injuries.

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The Physical Development Needs of Young Children

With growing concerns over declining levels of school readiness and physical activity, this book outlines the importance of quality early movement experiences and explores the connection between poor early physical development opportunities and later difficulties in the classroom.

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Kids Run Free

Kids Run Free’s mission is to create fun, free and sustainable running opportunities for toddlers to teens, igniting their passion for physical activity and encouraging them to be healthier, happier and more confident.

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Early Years Physical Literacy Framework

Physical literacy can be described as the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge and understanding that provide children with the movement foundation for lifelong participation in physical activity.

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Boing Whoosh RolyPoly!

A brilliantly simple, accessible – and sustainable – approach to supporting children’s physical development through outdoor play.

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Institute for Social and Economic Research

About ISER Originally established in 1989 at the University of Essex to house the British Household Panel Survey (BHPS), ISER has grown into a leading centre for the production and analysis of longitudinal...

BRIC

Background The BRIC Project is for 3 years from January 2015. The project involves preschool teachers, young children and parents in exploring democratic engagement in public and civic spaces. The project is funded by the...

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Child in the City International Seminar

The two-day seminar takes place 21-22 November 2019 in Leeds, United Kingdom and will present the latest knowledge and insights on child poverty in western cities.

Sensory Awareness Workshop

With Peggy Zeitler who is a distinguished Pikler Sensory Awareness trainer, integrating study of Eastern culture, experience with Gestalt Therapy and a long association with the Pikler Institute, including founding the European Pikler Association

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activity challenge powered by fit for sport

In 2014, Fit For Sport conducted a simple physical activity test to assess key indicators of health and physical literacy of primary age children in 80 schools across the UK. The Activity Challenge requires a combination of...

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Archive

“Right to be Active” Dissemination Event

Funded by a British Academy small grant (January 2016–July 2018), the “Right to be Active” project examined the sport/physical activity experiences of care experienced children and young people in England.

The Big Din, Make it, Play it

The Big Din is a free summer family play event, hosted in Hyde Park on and around their iconic bandstand on Saturday 4th August between 11am–1pm.

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Early Movers resources and website

A team of Loughborough University academics have launched a new website that provides practical tips to help early year practitioners and parents feel confident in delivering physical development opportunities to children.

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