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The Playing for Life activity cards can be accessed by viewing one of our search category pages. 

These pages filter the activity cards either by curriculum link (see content descriptions), age range (see bands of learning), game category, activity focus or by skill focus. 

To access the activity cards cards please select from one of the menu options below. Each menu contains the same activity cards, they are just filtered into different categories for your convenience.


A to Z Listing

A list of all activity cards in alphabetical order.

Activity Focus

The game focuses on warm up, skill development, game concepts or finish up.

  • Warm up
  • Skill development
  • Game concepts
  • Finish up

Bands of learning

Each activity card is marked with the age range that the activity is most suitable for.

  • Foundation to year 2
  • Years 3-4
  • Years 5-6

Content Descriptions 

The Australian Curriculum uses Content Descriptions to set out what students should be taught and should achieve as they progress through school. The Playing for Life Activity Cards have links to the following Content Descriptions. Click on the content descriptions codes below to find out more about each one, or view a list of Playing for Life activity cards by content description.

 MOVEMENT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY CONTENT DESCRIPTIONS

Moving our body

Understanding movement
Learning through movement
Foundation ACPMP008
ACPMP009
ACPMP011 ACPMP012
ACPMP014
Years 1-2

ACPMP025

ACPMP029

ACPMP030
ACPMP032

Years 3-4 ACPMP043
ACPMP044
ACPMP045
ACPMP047 ACPMP048
ACPMP050
Years 5-6 ACPMP061
ACPMP062
ACPMP063
ACPMP065

ACPMP067

Game Category

Cards can be searched for by game category which is the sport theme the game represents.

  • Cooperative Play
  • Energisers
  • Group Management
  • Invasion Games
  • Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander Games
  • Net & Court Games
  • Movement Exploration Games
  • Striking & Fielding Games
  • Target Games

Skill Focus

Cards can be searched for by skill focus. Fundamental movement skills include locomotor, non-locomotor and object control skill types.
  • Accuracy
  • Balancing
  • Bouncing
  • Catching
  • Defending
  • Fielding
  • Kicking
  • Locomotor Movement
  • Kicking
  • Rolling
  • Shot Placement
  • Spatial Awareness
  • Striking
  • Tagging
  • Teamwork
  • Throwing


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