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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

Child Development Milestones – Guidelines for Your Pre-schooler

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The importance of child development, in all its dimensions cannot be stressed enough, and as an Educare Centre in Cape Town, Kay-Dee takes early childhood development very seriously.

We believe that fostering healthy development in a child from birth is the single most valuable thing a parent can do for their little one.

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Posted by Odette Leach on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 Views: 208


How to Build Your Child’s Resilience and Why it’s Important

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Many parents may feel inclined to keep their children sheltered from the everyday struggles that life presents to us all. However, the bad news is that is can hinder several important areas of child development such as healthy coping skills and resilience.

Recently, there was a situation where parents in the United States allegedly paid large sums of money to ensure their children were accepted into one of the most prestigious educational institutions in America.

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Posted by Odette Leach on Thursday, April 25, 2019 Views: 183


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: 216


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: 507


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: 693


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: 439


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: 501


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: 828


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: 2629


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: 1287


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Tel: 021 689 9615
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