Category: Movement Skills

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Movement Skills

Physical Activity and Play for Toddlers

Infant & Toddler Forum | Physical Activity and Play for Toddlers Three hours of physical activity each day are recommended Children of all ages should be active – it is vital for their physical and mental health and...

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Why Hopscotch Matters

movingsmartblog | Gill Connell Hopscotch was one of my favorite games as a child and it still is today. In fact, Hopscotch proves one of my pet theories that (in most cases) what’s fun for kids is good for kids. ...

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Learning to Swim on Dry Land!

movingsmart blog | GILL CONNELL | CHERYL MCCARTHY AN INTRODUCTION TO WATER No matter the age, comfort and confidence in the water is a mandatory first step in achieving safety, relaxation, proficiency, and enjoyment in...

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What Cardboard Boxes Can Teach Kids

Moving Smart | http://movingsmartblog.blogspot.co.uk Like red rubber balls and teddy bears, broccoli refusals, skipping rope, sticky fingers, boo boo kisses, bath time pouts, and nighty night tuck ins, I think cardboard...

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Learning & Development: Rhythm – A fact of Life

06 September 2013 written by Dr Lala Manners published by Nursery World Rhythm is a critical area for both communication and physical skills development, so how can practitioners ensure children’s learning is...

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