Feet: bare feet are the choice for play times for youngsters. There is a richly dense matrix of nerves that saturate the sole of everyone’s feet. These sensing cells deliver messages into the brain of your child. Those cells give the child a clear and accurate reading on how they can keep ‘in balance’. Whether […]

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We need to talk about PHYSICAL LITERACY. Children under five years old learn to move by trail and error. Experimental trying to balance, jump from here to there, give the basics of active play. When a child see another child, hopping on one foot, the watcher observes the motion: maybe moving forward and they might […]

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PLAY is practice! Play times are just practice times for children. Just like the kids who participate in organized youth sports, youngsters who can get to a playground can build their bodies, brains and self-confidence! Play for children is just practice time. Like practice during musical lessons, math drills, reading sessions, play can build all […]

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Daily Move: Make a Circle with your Body

Today we are going to try physical literacy. Using moves as words in a sentence but we will be able to express movement shapes and sequences as time passes. Make a circle with your body: Use both arms. Shape a circle with your body. Bend your legs into a circular form. With a quick storyline […]

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Balance On one leg

The moment you and your child can rest in one spot: ¬†waiting in a checkout line maybe: ask them to stand on one foot and stretch their hands wide to their sides. Give a count: One, Two, Three! Rest with the bringing of the lifted foot tothe foot. Try again on the other foot and […]

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Counting while moving

Count moves!…as Kidskills has been urging: play actions provide simple and daily ways to practice the fundamentals in motion and in numbering. When you say: one, two, three, four! [adding a hand clap,too] as you child moves in a walk pattern, doing small jumps off the floor -or- holding a leg off the ground in […]

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Brain training in Cleveland

Brain Train Cleveland, a service provider for improving neurological/cognitive efficiency is now offering the cutting-edge technology by the leading method for these goals: the Interactive Metronome. One-to-one training is offered by Diane Massad, Certified IM trainer, for individuals who seek gains in neuro-timing. Diane has been delivering the IM training for 16 years. Neuro-timing defines […]

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Baby Face

Baby Face The lightest touch on your baby’s skin will develop their ability to sense and discriminate the parts of their face, the interaction between you and them as well as create beginning circuits between body and brain. Use soft and gentle strokes with your finger -or- a clean feather to trace the perimeter of […]

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Rock ‘n Roll mastery

Rock ‘n Roll for preschoolers The BASIC move! Rock ‘n Roll! Follow these simple steps to develop a great skills: the ability to move the body from the ground to your feet! With a good ‘tug’ on your legs via your arms…kids can master this simple task and build both brain and body POWER! This […]

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Balance Well

Balance Skills Balancing, whether on one leg or two, is an essential skills for everyone. With a few minutes practice, you preschool can improve their balancing abilities with this quick task. Ask them to stand, with their feet together. Place paper scrap -or- a coin/disk in front of them. Ask them to place one foot […]

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