Be coordinated. Be confident.
MoovKids is a unique on-line activity video resource offering structured lesson plans focusing on the physical development of young children and those with special needs
Partnering with educators & parents MoovKidsExposure to movement in the early years has a lifetime impact. Allow MoovKids to inspire you to help your children become coordinated, confident & strong!
Best of all MoovKids is suitable for special needs!
Both special needs adults and children can benefit from the wide variety of movement activities. By using MoovKids teachers, parents and carers can teach the activities with ease and success
Hi, I'm Darlene Koskinen. My deepest passion is to teach meaningful movement to early learners and to those who have learning difficulties and challenges. I am eager to share with you my tried and trusted teaching methods gained from 30 years of experience: a multitude of activities, games and challenges that are effective for the development of the fundamental movement skills. The MoovKids easy-to-use video resource gives you a multitude of activities, games and challenges that effectively develop all of the fundamental movement skills. Each short video shows you how to set up and teach in a fun and captivating way that will have your children eager to move every day! Movement is at the core of all learning and I am honoured to have the opportunity to help you in this crucial area of your children's development.
MoovKids is for daycare centres or kindergartens, sports clubs,after school programs, home school educators,special needs,childcare providers,parents, fitness centres and curriculum planners.
Fundamental movement skills for early learners
How to teach PE basics with purpose
Short instructional videos for 120+ activities
Clear activity set up, objectives and benefits
Inspiring narrations for teachers and children
Support academic learning
Boost coordination and confidence
Benefits of early skill-focused movement education
Builds neural connections in the brain
Supports good posture
Improves mood and attention span
Strengthens bones and muscles
Boosts energy levels and focus
Natural stress and anxiety relief
Improves social and communication skills
Increases readiness for complex physical sports
MoovKids for educators
Save time planning lessons
Bring more joy to teaching and learning
Make gym and playground time easier to manage
Search activities by skill, equipment or development focus
Inspire children to work hard and become confident
Stock your play room with four simple items of equipment
MoovKids for special needs
Suitable for both children and adults with special needs
Teaching modifications are provided for all suitable activities
The activities can be done anywhere and any time
Instructional videos enables easy teaching of the activities
A search feature enables specific developmental teaching
Many activities are suitable for wheel chair bound or immobile
Overcoming physical challenges results in a feeling of accomplishment
Movement is the solution for children with ADHD, or who are anxious
Consistent attention to skill focused movement improves brain functions
The activities are suitable for all, regardless of age or ability
What you need to teach the MoovKids activities
Membership to Moov@Home, MoovBasic or MoovComplete
Device with which to view the program and internet connection
Beanbags, balls, hoops and ropes
Optional extras: Placement mats, cones, mats, music system
Determination to implement movement regularly
Energy and enthusiasm to make movement fun!
Skill Focus Definitions
The ability to anticipate and react to changes in balance as the body moves through space. Such as required for tumbling, rotation in flight, jumps, and leaps.
Static Balance is one of the most fundamental movement skills. It is the body's ability to maintain a stationary position with control while performing a task.
Is the awareness of space between oneself and another object or person. It is also the learning of positional vocabulary through using their body to help develop an understanding of direction, distance, and location.
These are movements where the body travels through space from one location to another. Locomotor movements primarily use the feet for support, however, the hands and feet can be used together as well.
These skills are part of the gross motors skills group and involve the use of the hands or feet or any other body part to move or manipulate an object. This could be in the form of throwing, kicking, catching, striking or bouncing.
Axial stability involves any form of movement organized around the axis of the body involving the spine. This can occur in different spatial planes and can include bending, twisting, turning, rolling or stretching.
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