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Popcorn and animals make my muscles strong! by Ingrid King

Date Thu 15 Feb 2018
Time 5:00 PM
Venue Your computer or regional group gathering (Check regional groups for locations and if participating)
Format Webinar
Host ECTA

15 Feb 2018 5pm - 6:30pm
Webinar

Webinar Outline:

Training ID: 917-658-524

In the context of play-based learning, be inspired by creative and user-friendly ideas and activities to maximise children's muscle strength and coordination. Based on the principles of child development and research, you will learn how to effectively enrich your environment and current program, including provocations for play-based learning. Enhance children's motor development for success at school and share this knowledge effectively with parents and caregivers for use at home.
Australian Professional Standards for Teachers: 1,3,4 | NQS Quality Areas: 1,2,3 | Age range taught: Kindy - Prep

Presenter

Ingrid King is an occupational therapist and author of Songs and Games for Fantastic Fingers. Ingrid has worked in South Africa, the US, New Zealand and Australia assisting children at-risk and those with mild to moderate sensory and motor delays. Ingrid has a Masters in Occupational Therapy and has conducted research on perceptual motor and fine motor programs. She has a special interest in school readiness and how to effectively prepare young children's bodies and minds for success at school. Ingrid enjoys sharing her knowledge in a user-friendly and creative way with educators, teachers and parents. She has conducted many workshops and her resources are used in over ten countries. Ingrid is married to a primary teacher and they educated their own children for the first five years while travelling and living overseas.