2021 KinderGym Conference

The 2021 KinderGym Conference Theme is | What IS Physical Literacy and why does it matter? 

Featuring allied health professionals and KinderGym Experts, this is a conference that you do not want to miss! 

The details: 

Date | Saturday 17 July 2021
Cost | $30.00 +gst
Online Conference | Via Zoom  | 1:00pm-4:30pm

Timetable | Online Conference

 1:00pm-2:00pm  How songs help with speech
 2:15pm-3:15pm  BabyGym - Activities for  mum and bub
 3:30pm-4:30pm Childhood Behaviours
 BONUS - Online What is Physical Literacy? 


Workshops

Workshop 1 | How Songs will help with speech
Presenter | Everyday Independence


At the end of the workshop, KinderGym coaches will:
  • Know how songs help with speech development.
  • Be aware of what sounds should be used at what stage and why.
  • How to implement songs into group time. 
  • How to implement strategies within their lesson planning. 
  • Assist parents with identifying barriers to speech. 
Workshop 2 | BabyGym - Activities for mum and bub
Presenter | Jess McAndrews


At the end of the workshop, KinderGym coaches will:
  • Know what gross and fine motor skills are. 
  • Identify how these skills assist with physical, cognitive, social and emotional development. 
  • Implement strategies within their lesson planning for future activities. 
  • Assist parents with delivering activities throughout the KinderGym class. 
Workshop 3 | Childhood behaviours
Presenter | Everyday Independence


At the end of the workshop, KinderGym coaches will:
  • Be able to identify the 5 common misbehaviours in young people. 
  • What they mean and what triggers these behaviours. 
  • How to identify and manage the behaviours in the gymnastics environment. 
  • Where to go for additional support. 

Bonus | What IS Physical Literacy? 
Presenter | Sam Offord


At the end of the workshop, KinderGym coaches will:
  • Be able to identify and explain what Physical Literacy is. 
  • Understand how Physical Literacy links to the KinderGym Program.
  • Explain to prospective and current parents the benefits the gymnastics provides to a child's physical development.