Upcoming Workshops

June 2017

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Understanding Boys $55 for attendance only or $100 attendance and book - Move Play and Learn with Smart Steps

With Wendy Pirie MHSc

At St Christopher's Church Hall

244 Avonhead Road, Avonhead, Christchurch

Thursday the 29th of June, 2017

From 7:00pm - 9:00pm

July 2017

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A Moving Child Is a Learning Child - Private

With Wendy Perera

At Parenting Place

Greenlane, Auckland

Wednesday the 19th of July, 2017

From 7:00pm - 9:00pm

August 2017

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A Moving Child Is a Learning Child - Private

With Wendy Perera

At Summerfield Early Learning Centre

319 Rosedale Road Albany, Auckland

Wednesday the 2nd of August, 2017

From 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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PMP Full Day Course - $190.00 per person (GST inclusive)

With Wendy Pirie MHSc

At Hurupaki School

20 Dip Rd, Kamo,, Whangarei

Thursday the 10th of August, 2017

From 9:00am - 3:00pm

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PMP Full Day Course - $190.00 per person (GST inclusive)

With Wendy Pirie

At Te Awamutu School

401 Teasdale Street, Te Awamutu

Tuesday the 22nd of August, 2017

From 9:00am - 4:00pm

September 2017

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Get Ready For School - Private

With Wendy Perera

At Sport Otago

, Dunedin

Saturday the 16th of September, 2017

From 9:00am - 11:00am

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A Moving Child Is a Learning Child - PARENT WORKSHOP - Private

With Wendy Perera

At St Clair Kindergarten

, Dunedin

Monday the 18th of September, 2017

From 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Teachers - Optimizing your movement curriculum

GROSS MOTOR SKILLS 

  • Discussing the critical importance of Gross Motor Development in young children, with practical solutions for bringing more big body movement into your learning centres...both indoors and out.

FINE MOTOR SKILLS 

  • Focusing on the importance of Fine Motor Development for preschoolers with specific activities designed for the motor play which lay down the foundations of later writing and more complex manipulative skills.

HOW TO PLAN OUTDOOR PLAY 

  • Turning playtime into valuable developmental experiences through carefully balanced skill-building programmes. Course provides an overview of smart playground strategies, equipment selection and activity planning. Pre-set lesson plans and equipment available for purchase.

BRINGING MOVEMENT TO LEARNING STORIES

  • Exploring ways to engage parents in your movement curriculum.

HOMEMADE EQUIPMENT

  • Easy and economical.  Learning to build play equipment and experiences that optimize learning.

 

Teachers & Parents - Understanding how movement impacts learning

MOVING SMART

  • Understanding why kids need to move and why it’s more important than ever today! Exploring the impact movement has on early childhood development, and its role as the central springboard to future success in school... and life!

GETTING READY FOR SCHOOL

  • Preparing for school is not just about the ABCs and 123s. Strategies for developing children’s pre-academic skill suites.

MUSIC &  MOVEMENT

  • Understanding the value of music and movement for preschoolers, a practical tutorial on song selection, “moveography,” games and activities, with recommended resources available for provided.

INDOOR/OUTDOOR GAMES

  • Playtime is learning time with Moving Smart’s proven curriculum of games and activities for any occasion, indoors and out!

BABY MOVES

  • Exploring the evolution of movement in young children with practical tutorial on games, activities, songs, etc.

 

Teachers - PMP

Whether you're just introducing PMP coursework into your school, or you already have the programme up and running, on-going PMP teachers courses and workshops are available to enhance educators' understanding of the objectives, benefits, applications, and teaching techniques of PMP, including...

  • Rationale for Perceptual Motor Programmes
  • Skill techniques
  • Floor sessions
  • Memory training
  • Developing language through the programme
  • Evaluation procedures
  • Practical activities
  • Screening tests
  • Equipment resources needed to set up 
  • Resources