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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

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Women of South Africa are disproportionately affected by poverty in the country and much of this is due to the fact that many women in the country are single mothers.

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Kay Dee Educare Centre in Mowbray is Open Again – Here are our Safety Protocols

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Although we are eager to get back to school and grateful for the opportunity to provide job security for our beloved staff, our number one priority is the health and safety of the children we have in our care.

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The Importance of Physical Activity as Part of Your Child’s Routine

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Although South Africa has been in lockdown for almost three months, it’s important that parents continue to include physical activity as part of their children’s routine.

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Reopening of Schools in South Africa and how this affects Edu-Care

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Although there has been discussion about the reopening of schools in South Africa from the 1st of June 2020, there is little clarity regarding the basic education sector which includes day care and edu-care centres.

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Posted by Odette Leach on Friday, May 22, 2020 Views: 515


Open Communication and Early Childhood Development

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With children forced to stay at home during lockdown, parents have been placed under a lot of pressure. Not only are they tasked with keeping their children busy while they manage working from home, but they are also now faced with the responsibility of schooling them and maintaining their early childhood development.

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Posted by Odette Leach on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 Views: 429


Kay-Dee Educare Centre in Cape Town - Coronavirus Safety for Children

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Kay-Dee Educare Centre in Cape Town would like to bring awareness to the situation surrounding COVID-19 and how it affects our children.

In commitment to keeping our children out of harm’s way, we have chosen to share information regarding how the virus affects our children, as well as additional safety tips to prevent further spread.


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Posted by Odette Leach on Monday, March 30, 2020 Views: 288


The Importance of Goal Setting in Early Childhood Development

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Goal setting is an important part of early childhood development and management. It’s a process that helps us understand what we need to do to achieve the goal we have in mind.

Part of the goal-setting process involves designing a customized plan which will serve to motivate us and keep us on the right path so we don’t lose sight of our goals.

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Posted by Odette Leach on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 Views: 819


Season’s Greetings from Kay-Dee – Preschools in Southern Suburbs

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Kay-Dee is one of the preschools in Southern Suburbs of Cape Town that focuses especially on early childhood development. We continue to strive to be one of the best educare centres in Cape Town and we would like to take this moment to be grateful for everything that helps us realise this dream.

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Posted by Odette Leach on Friday, December 20, 2019 Views: 436


The Importance of Child Development in the First Five Years

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The first five years of your little one’s life are the most important years of child development. It’s safe to say that these years are what define the rest of your child’s growing and adult life.

Having a child is one of the most beautiful blessings anyone can experience, but with it comes a well of responsibility and putting energy into early childhood development is easily the most important thing any parent can do.

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Posted by Odette Leach on Thursday, November 28, 2019 Views: 858


Early Childhood Development and Acknowledging Good Behaviour

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An important area of focus during the stages of early childhood development, is the positive reinforcement of good behaviour.

In essence, we teach our children how to behave through how we respond to their behaviour. Therefore, it’s important to understand which behaviours deserve attention and which should be ignored.

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Posted by Odette Leach on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 Views: 885


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Tel: 021 689 9615
Mob: 082 8900 555

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