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COLOURS AND CHILDREN

28 Feb

The ability to identify colours is considered a milestone within a child’s cognitive process, the early identification of colours help create the cognitive link between visual clues and words. The key to help a child understand that red is red is constant repetition and expanding on what colours are and what colours are not. Children […]

EXPLORATION = LEARNING

01 Oct

On the Move Toddlers — it’s hard to imagine a more fitting name for this stage of development. Between the ages of 1 and 3, toddlers are literally scooting away from babyhood in search of new adventures. They’re learning to talk, to walk and run, and to assert their independence. For many in this age […]

Improving motor skills at home

10 Nov

Organized Play- Some children need to be encouraged to participate in organized activities such as our KINDYGYM programs 2.. General Play- Encourage the child to engage in rough play indoors or outdoors which involves lots of running, jumping, hopping, skipping, tumbling, rolling, playing on swings, playing on monkey bars, riding a tricycle or bicycle, etc. […]

Music for Preschoolers

29 Oct

MUSIC FOR PRESCHOOLERS Like most preschoolers, your child probably already loves music and has favorite songs. This may have happened with little encouragement from you beyond simply playing music on long car trips. But did you know that your preschooler is now at an ideal age to expand his or her musical horizons and abilities? […]

SAFETY IN THE HOME

24 Aug

SAFETY in the HOME   Once your child is up on his/her own two feet, he or she is ready to conquer the world, and every day is a new adventure. This is an exciting and fun stage of life, but certainly has its risks and dangers too. The following are things you need to […]

Gymnastics is the hardest sport

29 Jun

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Gymnastics is definitely one of, if not the most difficult sport. An immense amount of strength is required for even the simplest skills to be executed properly. Every muscle group in a gymnast’s body must be strong. Runners for example, primarily strengthen their legs & minimal core work. Gymnastics requires upper body strength, core strength, […]