Children balancing on beams and socializing at Playgroup Perth GymbaROO

Level 6 Kangaroos (2.5 – 3 years)

2 and a half year old class 2 and a half to 3 years kangaroo gymbaroo joondalupDevelopment is really bounding forward by 2.5 – 3 years of age. Sessions at this age are geared for the development of sensory integration and the consequent laterality (throwing a ball with one arm is being lateral). For this reason, a preferred hand (or foot) is encouraged in all one hand (or foot) activities. ENROL HERE

Preschool Activities for 2 1/2 year olds

Classes include:

  • body awareness rhymes
  • exercises to¬†develop laterality
  • sensory motor program
  • challenging equipment circuit
  • group dance
  • music time
  • fine motor activities
  • sequencing activities
  • group parachute games

Preschool Milestones

Level 6 Classes suit children who are:

  • approx 2 1/2 years old
  • mastering all of the Level 5 skills
  • copying more complex movements and postures
  • following more complex 2/3 step instructions
  • balancing well on one leg
  • have an increased awareness of left and right
  • able follow 2 to 3 step instructions
  • demanding more independence from parents

Preschool Development

Children will move to Level 7 (3 to 3 1/2 years) when they are:

  • mastering all of the Level 6 skills
  • ready for challenging motor tasks
  • following more complex 3 step instructions
  • balancing well on one leg
  • trying to hop

Children will move to Level 7 (Kindy Readiness) when they are:

  • going to Kindergarten at school next year
  • born between 1/7/13 to 30/6/14
  • mastering all of the above skills