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Some schools and early childhood centres are using movement-based instruction to help kids learn better while promoting their development.
StoryWalk combines storytelling and physical activity by placing laminated pages from picture books in public places.
The model was developed as a framework to help ECEs understand how to incorporate physical literacy into their playrooms and playgrounds.
Research indicates that gross motor skills are a major predictor of a child’s school readiness. In essence they reflect “brain skills,” yet many parents and caregivers overlook their importance. When infants and toddlers move their arms, legs, and other large body parts with large muscle groups, they are developing their gross motor skills. However, studies … Continued
In Winnipeg, early childhood educators and caregivers are learning how to address a whole new dimension of infant and toddler development: physical literacy. Recently, the Access and Engagement & Physical Literacy working committees from the Winnipeg Community Sport Policy saw the need to promote physical literacy as a means to combat health risks for children … Continued
Developing a balanced, holistic approach