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Catch-It Ball Skills

At Catch It Ball Skills we concentrate on body strength exercises.

We focus on those exercises which will enhance your child’s body strength and co-ordination.

Movement Classes (Examples)

  • Lesson 1: Wheel Barrow Races - Co-ordination & strength
  • Lesson 2: Ladders and Hurdles - Co-ordination, Balance & Strength
  • Lesson 3: Hoola Skipping - Co-ordination, Balance & Rhythm
  • Lesson 4: Ball Exercises - Strength, Co-ordination, agility & speed
  • Lesson 5: Tug of War - Agility, Strength & Spatial Awareness
  • Lesson 6: Sack Races - Co-ordination, Balance, Depth Perception
  • Lesson 7: Medicine Balls - Balance, Strength, Co-ordination
  • Lesson 8: Games - Fun Fun Fun !!!

Duration: 30 minutes

  • Warm-up 5 minutes
  • Lesson 20 minutes
  • Warm-down 5 minutes

Catch-It Ball Skills Application Form

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For some students, this could be their first time at “big” school, and they may feel a little anxious or sad when it comes to dropping them off.

Some mild anxiety and tears are normal when saying goodbye, after all you are the only person your child feels completely safe with.

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It’s no secret that 2020 has been a crazy year for all of us. We’ve had to adjust our entire lives.

As a preschool, creche and daycare; we’ve had to adjust to the challenges COVID-19 has presented and come up with ways to continue operating while also providing a safe and secure environment for our students.

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Choosing a preschool for your little one is a big decision. We all want the absolute best for our children and the preschool we choose to enrol them in can help build the solid foundation needed for success later in life.

The quality of preschools varies considerably, so it’s important that parents are informed before making their choice.

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Early Childhood Development through Play

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Evidence has shown us that a person’s entire life; their physical wellbeing, emotional stability and accomplishments have roots deeply embedded in early childhood development.

The environment and developmental stimulation we provide for our children has a direct impact on the way their brain structure develops.

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Why is active play so important for my child's development?

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Kay Dee Educare Centre in Mowbray is Open Again – Here are our Safety Protocols

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Find Us

Hillpark Lane, Mowbray 7700
Tel: 021 689 9615
Mob: 082 8900 555