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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

Child Nutrition: What are you feeding your kids?

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With junk foods, take-aways and sugary foods rampant, we feel it is critical that we write an article on what good child nutrition entails and what foods to avoid when preparing meals for children. We’ll also touch on issues associated with consuming unhealthy food.

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Posted by Odette Leach on Sunday, February 28, 2021 Views: 79


Avoiding Drop-off Tears on Day 1 of Preschool

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After a nice relaxing holiday, our daycare and preschool in Mowbray is more than ready to open our doors and welcome our little students back for their 2021 year!

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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Posted by Odette Leach on Sunday, January 31, 2021 Views: 426


Goodbye 2020, Goodbye

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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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Posted by Odette Leach on Thursday, December 17, 2020 Views: 427


Choosing the perfect preschool in Cape Town for your little one

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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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Posted by Odette Leach on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 Views: 424


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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Posted by Odette Leach on Friday, October 30, 2020 Views: 282


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

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To grow and develop, children require regular physical activity otherwise known as active play.

During play, it’s important that activities include a range of different skills through a variety of forms to promote active play while encouraging children to remain active throughout their lives.

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Posted by Odette Leach on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 Views: 215


How to Thrive as a Single Mother in South Africa

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Women of South Africa are disproportionately affected by poverty in the country and much of this is due to the fact that many women in the country are single mothers.

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Posted by Odette Leach on Thursday, August 20, 2020 Views: 405


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

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Although we are eager to get back to school and grateful for the opportunity to provide job security for our beloved staff, our number one priority is the health and safety of the children we have in our care.

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Posted by Odette Leach on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 Views: 547


The Importance of Physical Activity as Part of Your Child’s Routine

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Although South Africa has been in lockdown for almost three months, it’s important that parents continue to include physical activity as part of their children’s routine.

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Posted by Odette Leach on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 Views: 581


Reopening of Schools in South Africa and how this affects Edu-Care

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Although there has been discussion about the reopening of schools in South Africa from the 1st of June 2020, there is little clarity regarding the basic education sector which includes day care and edu-care centres.

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Posted by Odette Leach on Friday, May 22, 2020 Views: 862


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