Are you ready for the next installment of Happy Corner's parent ed speaker series? Come join us at Happy Corner Preschool on October 11th, 2016 from 7-8:30pm when we welcome Jennifer Hood to give a talk on Physical Literacy and it's importance in preschoolers. During this 1 hour presentation Jennifer Hood will discuss the Physical Literacy movement in Canada including its origin and how it is shaping decision making in education, health care, sport and recreation. She will explore why gross motor learning and developing physical literacy are critical for children 0-6 years old and what parents can do to support learning in this area.
Jennifer is the owner and director of Jump Gymnastics Inc.- a unique program focused on Physical Literacy and giving kids the tools they need to be active for life. Jennifer is a certified teacher specializing in primary education and has more than 20 years’ experience coaching in organizations across Canada. She is a passionate speaker who loves to help educators, parents and administrators get excited about movement education.
Following the presentation there will be a bonus talk given by Happy Corner Preschool's own Hisae McMichael on the importance of free play in the development of young children. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased via Eventbrite (https://www.eventbrite.ca/