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Catch-It Ball Skills

At Catch It Ball Skills we concentrate on body strength exercises.

We focus on those exercises which will enhance your child’s body strength and co-ordination.

Movement Classes (Examples)

  • Lesson 1: Wheel Barrow Races - Co-ordination & strength
  • Lesson 2: Ladders and Hurdles - Co-ordination, Balance & Strength
  • Lesson 3: Hoola Skipping - Co-ordination, Balance & Rhythm
  • Lesson 4: Ball Exercises - Strength, Co-ordination, agility & speed
  • Lesson 5: Tug of War - Agility, Strength & Spatial Awareness
  • Lesson 6: Sack Races - Co-ordination, Balance, Depth Perception
  • Lesson 7: Medicine Balls - Balance, Strength, Co-ordination
  • Lesson 8: Games - Fun Fun Fun !!!

Duration: 30 minutes

  • Warm-up 5 minutes
  • Lesson 20 minutes
  • Warm-down 5 minutes

Catch-It Ball Skills Application Form

Internet safety for kids - What parents need to teach their pre-schoolers

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Internet safety for kids has become a new area for research. This is because up until the year 1991, internet was not available to the public, let alone preschool children.

With the digital age advancing at an alarming pace, preschool children now have direct access to the internet and all the information available on the world wide web.

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Posted by Odette Leach on Saturday, March 30, 2019 Views: 124


4 Tips for preparing your child for pre-primary school

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Pre-primary school, also known as Grade R, refers to the year of schooling just before Grade 1.

The purpose of pre-primary school is to start the development of emotional, social and learning skills in the early stages of childhood.

This early childhood development builds a sturdy foundation for further education and skills development throughout a child’s schooling career and even into adulthood.

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Posted by Odette Leach on Thursday, February 28, 2019 Views: 273


Picking the right Daycare in Cape Town

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When it comes to choosing the right daycare in Cape Town, there are certain factors that you can look at before making your final decision.

Knowing what to look for in a daycare will help you make the best decision for your child. Regardless of how much time your child will spend at daycare, you still want them to be at the best centre possible.

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Posted by Odette Leach on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Views: 543


Season’s Greetings from Kay-Dee Educare Centre in Cape Town

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All of us at Kay-Dee Educare Centre in Cape Town are faced with the bitter sweet experience of watching our precious little ones grow up as we watch another year come to an end.

As we start our preparations for season festivities, gift wrapping and family time, we reflect back on 2018 with happy and grateful hearts.

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Posted by Odette Leach on Thursday, December 27, 2018 Views: 321


Early Childhood Development and consistent Bedtime Routines

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Healthy early childhood development depends on several factors, one of which being a well-established bed time routine.

A consistent bedtime routine encourages regulated and normal sleeping patterns. However, many parents will agree that establishing these routines is much easier said than done, in most cases.

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Posted by Odette Leach on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Views: 437


The Importance of Social-emotional Development for your Child

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In the past, particular emphasis was placed on the development of one’s IQ rather than EQ, also known as emotional intelligence.

However, over the years and after many important developments in psychology, it has been discovered that nurturing your child’s emotional intelligence has far greater benefits in the long run.

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Posted by Odette Leach on Monday, October 22, 2018 Views: 692


Early Child Development - The Importance of Imagination

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When talking about child development, the most discussed aspects are usually the emotional as well as physical development of your growing child.

However, equally important is the stimulation of children’s imagination and creativity throughout their stages of development. In fact, imagination directly influences a child's emotional and physical development.

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Posted by Odette Leach on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Views: 1398


The Importance of Early Childhood Development, Diet and Exercise

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Definition: Early childhood development (ECD) is described by the Children’s Act as the processes of emotional, cognitive, sensory, spiritual, moral, physical, social and communication development of children from birth to school-going age.

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Posted by Odette Leach on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 Views: 1001


Prepping for Big School - Tips from our Preschool in Cape Town

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Kay-Dee Educare Centre in Cape Town strives towards being one of the best preschools in Cape Town by working around the clock to make sure we understand every need of your growing and developing child.

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Posted by Odette Leach on Monday, July 30, 2018 Views: 528


The Benefits of Early Childhood Development and Preschool

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Early childhood development has several benefits, most of which ripple forward into the various and intricate spheres of adulthood.

It is relatively safe to say that most people have either heard or used the phrase “their minds are like sponges” when reference to a young child is made.

Minds like sponges are minds that absorb every drop of information that comes from their surroundings. This information ultimately shapes every delicate part of a child’s character.

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Posted by Odette Leach on Saturday, June 30, 2018 Views: 506


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Hillpark Lane, Mowbray 7700
Tel: 021 689 9615
Mob: 082 8900 555