Upcoming Workshops

August 2016

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Moving Smart - Private

With Wendy Perera

At Superstart Preschool

, Auckland

Tuesday the 2nd of August, 2016

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Move, Play and Learn with Smart Steps workshop - $55.00 per person

With Wendy Pirie

At Lindisfarne Community Centre

22 Lindisfarne Street, Invercargill

Tuesday the 9th of August, 2016

From 6:30pm - 8:30pm

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PMP Course - $190.00 per person (GST inclusive)

With Wendy Pirie

At Donovan Primary School

200 Drury Lane, Invercargill

Wednesday the 10th of August, 2016

From 9:00am - 4:00pm

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A Moving Child Is a Learning Child - Private

With Wendy Perera

At Young and Amazing

Onehunga, Auckland

Wednesday the 24th of August, 2016

From 5:45pm - 7:45pm

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Centre Visit - Private

With Wendy Perera

At Young and Amazing

Onehunga, Auckland

Thursday the 25th of August, 2016

From 9:45am - 11:45am

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Move, Play and Learn workshop and book signing with Gill Connell and Wendy Pirie - $99.00 per person Includes book.

With Gill Connell & Wendy Pirie

At Pettigrew Green Arena

480 Gloucester St, Taradale,, Napier

Tuesday the 30th of August, 2016

From 6:00pm - 8:00pm

September 2016

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Get Ready For School $40.00 Per Person (GST Inclusive)

With Wendy Perera

At Athol Syms Community Hall

11 Griffin Ave, Epsom, Auckland

Thursday the 8th of September, 2016

From 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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Get Ready For School - Private

With Wendy Perera

At Alexandra Community House

14-20 Centrennial Avenue, Alexandra

Thursday the 15th of September, 2016

From 7:30pm - 9:30pm

November 2016

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PMP Course - $190.00 per person (GST inclusive)

With Wendy Pirie

At Pettigrew Green Arena

480 G;oucester Street Taradale, Napier

Wednesday the 2nd of November, 2016

From 9:00am - 4:00pm

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