Never forget the power of a story

never forget the power of a story 2The simple act of reading to your child encourages him in so many ways. It develops, neural pathways, imagination, literacy skills, fine motor skills (turning pages), social skills. And perhaps most importantly, reading together develops attachment to both books & to you as a parent, it is shared time together, and so very special.

Reading is a ticket to another world, one in which anything is possible & your child is the master of their own universe, and future.

Never forget the power of a shared story.

 

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Y is for YOUR response

Y is for YOUR responsebe ready to provide timely and appropriate responses to your childs attempts and achievements. Remember, we learn much more readily with positive feedback than negative, and your responses are vital to your child, after all, you are their most influential role model.

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C is for Connect & engage

C is for connect & engageCheck that your child is connected and engaged with the activity and it purpose through stories and explanation.

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March activities

Well its been a great March at Little Big Fitness. For the littles we concerntrated on ‘me’, and made a book, focusing on one body part a week and drawing, writing then seeing what we can do with it.

The adults had initial fitness testing, the basics of a 300 set, and boxing. Its been a bit of a short month, so we extended the ‘Me’ book theme and will move onto ‘some of my favorite things’ in April (with an Easter activity as well), then start on ‘Pirates’ in May (so excited!)

So here are some of the kids beautiful artwork so far, thanks guys, you have been fantastic!

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F is for fascinate

Sam and I are embarking on a project for our fiteracy facilitator course which is designing posters to describe the 8 conditions of learning (Cambournes conditions of learning). FITERACY has been designed as an anagram of these conditions, and its quite amazing what simple learning opportunities can achieve.

here is number 1, FASCINATE.

F is for Fascinate

F is for Fascinate