Movers & Shakers Playschool

Movers & Shakers Playschool (Sept – June)

Brochure can be found here (2018-2019)

This program is offered to children between the ages of 3-5. it is geared towards getting your child prepared for school while incorporating lots of physical activity. A limited number of spots are available, so register soon! (No classes on holidays)

Gymnastics activities help to work on your child’s coordination, static and dynamic balance, posture, body awareness and strength. It also develops physical courage, determination, perseverance and self-confidence. Research shows that movement promotes language development. This program will also help to develop group readiness skills, patience, fairness, and following directions.

Our program is run by qualified gymnastics coaches with updated first aid and CPR qualifications and a qualified Educational Assistant. All children are required to fill out a Gymnastics Ontario form for insurance purposes (one-time $30 insurance fee valid July 1 to June 30)

Days: Monday, Wednesday, Fridays

Time:  1/2 day (8:30am to noon) or full day (8:30am to 3:30pm)
Early care – 7:30-8:30am –  $5 extra
Late care – 3:30-5:00pm – $10 extra

*Children need to bring own lunch, snacks and drinks

Cost: Half day $25, full day $35 – Registrations for this program are made on a monthly basis, during the last week of the month for the upcoming month

  • All payments must be made in advance.
  • No credit for sick days, 48 hours notice for cancellations or changes to days

A typical day at Playschool:

  1. Fine Motor Activities
  2. Gym Circle Time – songs, counting, letters, days of the week, weather
  3. Locomotion Warm-Up – running, jumping , marching, games)
  4. Mini Tumblers Gymnastics Circuits – structured continuous movement on bars, beam, trampoline, vault and floor
  5. Morning Snack
  6. Morning Learning – numbers
  7. Cooperative Games – parachute, hide and go seek
  8. Lunch
  9. Afternoon Learning – letters
  10. Gross Motor Skills – activity in gym
  11. Afternoon Snack
  12. Story Time
  13. Outdoor Play or Library
  14. Fine Motor Skills