Physical Literacy

Learn more about what physical literacy means as defined by Physical and Health Education Canada.

What is Physical Literacy?

Physical and Health Education Canada defines physical literacy as “Individuals who are physically literate, and move with competence and confidence in a wide variety of physical activities in multiple environments that benefit the healthy development of the whole person.”

This video has some of our NSTEPpers showing you a dance called “Glow, Go, Grow”:

Click on Active for Life’s physical literacy infographic to learn more about how physical literacy is developed. More infographics and printables are available here.

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