Videos with Plains Cree captions

Adventurous play (Plains Cree captions)

Active engaged ECEs support adventurous play for infants and preschoolers.

Indoor obstacle course (Plains Cree captions)

Children work through an obstacle course based on a story they have read.

Loose parts play outdoors (Plains Cree captions)

Examples of outdoor loose parts play and the roles ECEs take during this play.

Mud kitchen (Plains Cree captions)

Dirt and water encourage imagination, social play, and problem solving.

Nature play in urban spaces (Plains Cree captions)

Play in natural places benefits everyone, especially ECEs!

Pop up playground (Plains Cree captions)

No fixed play structures; instead, loose parts, creativity, and fun.

Locomotion and agility (Plains Cree captions)

Help support self-regulation in small spaces using simple equipment.

Infant’s first movements (Plains Cree captions)

Songs, rhymes, and simple toys encourage infants’ first movements.

Object manipulation (Plains Cree captions)

Throwing, catching, rolling, striking, and kicking indoors.

Object manipulation – ball play (Plains Cree captions)

Develop ball skills indoors with infants and toddlers.

Balance and stability (Plains Cree captions)

Develop a crucial fundamental movement skill starting with infants.

Northern Indigenous games (Plains Cree captions)

Promote the health of body, mind, heart, and spirit through traditional games.

Outdoor play in winter (Plains Cree captions)

Structured and unstructured activities keep children and ECEs moving and warm.

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Plains Cree posters

Spread the word about active play! We’ve created these posters for you to print and share.

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Le bulletin Jeu Actif est publié chaque mois et contient des conseils pour promouvoir le jeu actif dans votre centre de la petite enfance. C’est gratuit et vous pouvez vous désabonner à tout moment!