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

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 importance of a constant practice of motor activity throughout life. Particular attention has been paid to water as a unique resource capable of offering a multi-sensory, perceptual and dimensional stimulation accessible in the first years of life, even in conditions of diversability.