Published on March 4, 2014
Introduction of physical Education for pre – school Children
Ideas on how you in your day tothese can support recommendations day practice What are fundamental movement skills and what do they look like? Ways to support the development of fundamental movement skills in young children Linking physical activity with the home How foraccess further support from the to Good Kids team What are the most up to date physical activity recommendations for children 3-5 years?
An educational course related to the physique of the human body, taken during primary and secondary education that encourages psychomotor learning in a play or movement exploration setting to promote health
Why is Active Physical Play so Important? Active physical play benefits the whole child – body, mind and soul Active physical play provides a variety of learning experiences for young children. Early lifestyle choices impact children’s health and well-being, both now and in their future.
Intellectual Benefits of Active Physical Play Active physical play promotes brain development by creating and maintaining important neural pathways. Active physical play helps the mind process and improve language skills. Active play supports creativity, logical reasoning, and problemsolving skills.
Emotional and Social Benefits of Active Physical Play Through active physical play children gain confidence and self-esteem. Active physical play decreases children’s anxiety, stress, and depression. Active physical play teaches children how to build beneficial relationships with peers. Active physical play helps children learn to communicate with others
Physical Activities for pre-Schoolers Both adult guided skill development activities and child initiated, free active play are required to support appropriate physical activity in children Active play can occur both indoors and outdoors Music and movement, dramatic play, water play and active transitions are all examples of ways you can promote children to be more active through active play experiences
Fundamental movement skills in pre-school Children There are 3 types of fundamental movement skills 1) Stability skills Moving or standing still with one body part making contact with the ground or equipment, and moving around own vertical or horizontal axis i.e. balancing, stretching, twisting, bending etc. 2) Locomotor Skills Moving the body from one location to another i.e. walking, running, jumping, leaping, galloping, hopping, side- sliding 3) Manipulation skills Imparting or receiving force from or to an object i.e. throwing, catching, striking, bouncing, kicking, rolling
TIPS… Adult guided fundamental movement skills learning experiences could involve participation in large groups of children, small groups or pairs Use appropriate teaching cues when explaining how to perform the skill and when providing feedback on skill performance to assist or extend individual children During periods of bad weather, ensure there are plenty of opportunities to be active indoors or ask parents to pack wet weather gear so children can still have fun and play outdoors
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