Topic: Toddlers

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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...
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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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To my elected childcare or educational establishment, please include a GymbaROO sensorimotor program

The GymbaROO sensorimotor program provides continuing neurological growth and development activities. By implementing this program you will not only help the children attending your centre/school, but you will also be helping to bring about an important change to the future of education by delivering students that are significantly more developmentally ready to learn, more emotionally and socially mature and more able to participate constructively in the classroom. This article provides irrefutable proof that sensorimotor movement programs ensure the neurological organisation essential for learning success is firmly in place and should play a key role in the education of all babies and children. Read more...
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Choosing childcare that fosters neuro-development, quality play and rich learning environments

A guide to help you choose childcare that will foster your baby's or child's neuro-development and provide quality play and rich learning environments. The early experiences of a child’s life have a profound and lasting impact on the developing brain. Environments and experiences in the first three years of life contribute to either a strong or a fragile foundation for future learning. Read more...