Topic: Pregnancy

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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 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...
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Bare feet for babies and children – Improves memory! New research

Those who come along to BabyROO, GymbaROO and KindyROO know how insistent we are at having babies and children remove their socks and shoes for playing and climbing. Bare feet not only stimulate healthy development of the muscles and tendons in the feet and legs, but also provide us with important balance and navigation skills and, as new research tells us, improved memory. Read more...
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GymbaROO and You: Creating Rising Stars (6)

GymbaROO and KindyROO kids are excelling academically, emotionally and on the sporting field. These children spent the earliest years of their lives involved with GymbaROO. Their parents also reinforced our program at home by doing GymbaROO type activities with their children and integrating the information they had learned during their classes into their daily lives. We cannot emphasise enough how much of a difference this can make to your child’s future. Enjoy these two special stories, the first is that of one of our original GymbaROO graduates and the second, the story of a baby born with low muscle tone. Read more...
Overstimulation. How to aviod it. GymbaROO

Overstimulation. Is your baby at risk of sensory overload?

Sensory overload is often referred to as overstimulation. It happens when a baby or young child is flooded by more experiences, sensations, noise and activity than the developing brain can cope with. While sensory stimulation is an important way babies learn about themselves and the world around them, in this article we talk about why some infants will easily become overstimulated and how you can prevent this from happening. Read more...
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GymbaROO and You – Creating Rising Stars (4)

It is very exciting times for GymbaROO and KindyROO and also for parents of BabyROO babies and GymbaROO / KindyROO kids! More and more evidence is being documented confirming the long-term benefits of our programs. GymbaROO / KindyROO kids are excelling academically, emotionally and on the sporting field. Enjoy more remarkable accounts of GymbaROO kids and their achievements. Read more...
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Bottom Shuffling

Bottom shuffling has been suggested by some as an acceptable ‘alternative means of getting around’. At GymbaROO we suggest that the natural developmental pathway for motor skills does not normally include bottom shuffling, rather bottom shuffling is a baby’s desperate means of mobility when, for one reason or another, he has not been able to crawl and creep. Read more...