Neonatal Water Movement (3 months - 3 years) and Physical Literacy

Roberta Rosa, Tiziana De Vita


This paper proposes neonatal water movement (3 months - 3 years) as an inclusive teaching-learning strategy based on a recreational-educational motor education in a water environment, useful to contribute to the promotion of one’s own well-being through the achievement of a Physical Literacy. An essential human capability that includes motor, emotional, relational and cognitive skills (life skills) useful to consolidate the awareness of the value and impor- tance of a constant practice of motor activity throughout life. Particular attention has been paid to water as a unique resource capable of offering a multisensory, perceptual and dimensional stimulation accessible in the first years of life, even in conditions of diversability.

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Italian Journal of Health Education, Sports and Inclusive Didactics 
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