Movement of the Month: When Do Kids Learn How to Swing a Bat?
Put simply, striking is when a child uses a designated body part or implement to propel an object. It is one of the most complex fundamental movement skills and is...Read more
2021: Year in Review
As we take time to reflect on this past year, we are incredibly grateful to each and every one of you for joining us on this adventure. From officially becoming...Read more
10 At Home Activity Ideas to Help Develop Gross Motor Skills
We know that the winter months can sometimes be tough for parents and kids. Here are 10 fun ideas to put all of their energy to good use! Like most activities,...Read more
Movement of the Month: What is the Difference Between Jumping and Hopping?
Jumping and hopping are often used interchangeably, but here are helpful definitions to understand the difference: Jumping: Jumping off the ground with two feet and landing on two feet.Hopping: Jumping off of...Read more
Movement Milestones for Children Ages 3-6
The term gross motor development refers to physical skills that use large body movements. Research has shown that several factors impact gross motor development and that children develop these skills...Read more
Movement of the Month: Why is Balance Important for Kids?
Did you know that there are actually 8 sensory systems integral to a child's development? We are all familiar with sight, sound, touch, taste, and smell, but this week we are...Read more
Does a Child's Left Brain or Right Brain Develop First?
A child's right brain develops first, usually by the age of 3-4! The left brain, which is responsible for language, analysis, and time, and is often more concerned with the outcome...Read more