Topic: Parent Resources

Setting up your nursery so it’s best for baby development GymbaROO BabyROO

Setting up your nursery so it’s best for baby development

At GymbaROO we place a great deal of importance on the developmental benefits of nursery equipment. Not all nursery furniture or ‘nursery items’ are equal when it comes to developmental considerations. Sifting through the marketing spiels and drilling down to ‘what’s developmentally best for my baby’ can be hard work. The following information will make that task easier. Read more...
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Is my child’s brain the same age as he is? Neurological age versus Chronological age

During my travels I meet many parents of young children and I am often asked the question: “At what age should my child start school?” To answer this question it’s important to understand the difference between chronological age and neurological age. While a child may be at the recommended chronological ‘age’ to start school, their ability to function well in the classroom is reliant on their neurological ‘stage’ of development. Dr Jane Williams writes for GymbaROO BabyROO Read more...
GymbaROO founder Margeret Sasse, winner of the ANZAC Award

GymbaROO founder Margeret Sasse: ANZAC of the Year

Margaret Sasse, the founder of GymbaROO and the daughter of an ANZAC, was announced winner of the ‘ANZAC of the Year’ and awarded the RSL ANZAC Medal, for her positive, selfless and compassionate manner of service to the community. There are very few individuals who have given as much of themselves to helping children be the best they can be as Margaret. She spent a lifetime dedicated to educating parents and helping children achieve to their potential. Read more...
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GymbaROO and you: Creating rising stars (10)

GymbaROO and KindyROO kids are excelling academically, emotionally and on the sporting field. These children spent the first three or more years of their lives involved with GymbaROO. Their parents also reinforced our program at home by integrating the information and activities they had learned during classes into their daily lives. We cannot emphasise enough how much of a difference this can make to your child’s future. Read more...
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Screen time, babies and kids: The latest important information 2017

Screen time is here to stay and for children under the age of five years is rising at an alarming rate. Screens, in their multitude of forms, will be a part of your children’s lives at some point. What parents really need to be on top of is; the latest research findings, what experts are recommending and alternative ways to engage babies and children without screens. Read more...
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GymbaROO and you, creating rising stars (9)

GymbaROO and KindyROO kids are excelling academically, emotionally and on the sporting field. These children spent the first three or more years of their lives involved with GymbaROO. Their parents also reinforced our program at home by integrating the information and activities they had learned during classes into their daily lives. We cannot emphasise enough how much of a difference this can make to your child’s future. Read more...
A GymbaROO BabyROO class in action. Parents and children having great fun with the beautiful colourful parachute.

Becoming a GymbaROO Franchisee

At GymbaROO and KindyROO we are always looking for inspiring and caring individuals to join our team and set up franchises in areas where there is no GymbaROO or KindyROO centre. The more franchises, the more babies, children and parents will have access to our highly successful, highly recommended program – the only program in the world that has integrated key developmental activities, essential for complete development in each age and stage, into a comprehensive and all-encompassing fun, movement program. Read more...
A happy baby crawling on the Gymbaroo equipment and developing strength at Gymbaroo Babyroo

GymbaROO and KindyROO: Who, what, why, when, where and how

All about GymbaROO, what it is, how it works and why it's Australia's most popular and successful parent/child education program for children from birth to 5 years. Note: GymbaROO is known as KindyROO in southeast Queensland and internationally. Our program for babies from birth to twelve months is known as BabyROO and our free online 12 part series for parents and babies (birth – crawling) is called the Active Babies Smart Kids: BabyROO series. Read more...