Preschool Sports Program

Our Preschool Health and Physical Education program has been designed specifically for children aged 1.5-5 years and caters for children from all backgrounds and abilities. The program is educational as well as being LOADS OF FUN of course!

 

Our experienced coaches run the weekly sessions at your centre and provide all the required equipment. We also provide a weekly Activity Card outlining the activities undertaken, motor skills used and links to the Early Years Learning Framework.

 

The program runs in alignment with The Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework and is structured to achieve five overall learning outcomes:

  1. Children have a strong sense of identity

  2. Children are connected with and contribute to their world

  3. Children have a strong sense of wellbeing

  4. Children are confident and involved learners

  5. Children are effective communicators

 In working towards achieving these learning outcomes, the program integrates three major components:

1. Health 

2. Physical Education

3. Social Development

Health

The health component of the program

involves games and discussions about:

  • Healthy eating choices

  • Personal hygiene

  • Hydration

  • Nutrition

  • Discovering ways to be active

 

Physical Education

The physical education component of the program involves:

  • Developing fine and gross motor skills

  • Stretching techniques and warming up

  • Gaining knowledge of a variety of sports and games

  • Familiarising children with a wide variety of sports equipment

  • Complex body movements

  • Developing a passion for exercise and sport

Social Development

The social component of the program involves:

  • Achieving goals

  • Teamwork and interacting with peers

  • Encouraging others

  • Preparing children fro primary school life

  • Learn through play

  • Fair play - Sportsmanship and sharing

  • Learning to play safely and in a non-competitive environment

  • Developing self confidence

  • Tying in with events and happenings of the wider community

Contact us today

Call: 0439 077 014

Email: activestartsports@gmail.com

Melbourne & Geelong, Victoria