Little n Active

Developing children’s physical literacy through active and creative play!

PCYC Queensland’s exclusive new Little n Active Program takes a fun and creative approach to introducing children under 5 to physical activity.

Held in a safe and welcoming space where active parental participation is key, Little n Active classes are designed to promote children’s curiosity, encourage problem solving, increase comprehension and develop social skills.

Little n Active classes cater for different ages and developmental stages, and can be modified to match children’s developmental needs. Each progressive lesson provides children with activities to build fundamental movement and improve their physical ability, using engaging themed environments that lend themselves to movement.

Little n Active Benefits

🐾 Creative play that develops physical, emotional and social literacy

🐾 Fun and creative activities using themed environments

🐾 Safe and active program that engages children and parents and encourages connection and bonding

🐾 Builds fundamental movement and improves physical ability

🐾 Promotes curiosity, encourages problem solving and develops social skills

Little n Active Classes

Little n Active classes cater for different ages and developmental stages, providing children with developmentally appropriate activities to build fundamental movement and improve physical ability.

Classes are grouped by developmental stages, and active parental participation is a key component of the program. Each 45-minute class involves a welcome and open exploration, group time, guided adventure and farewell. Themes are also used each week and are the foundation for the learning stories that are created.

Approximate ages are:

Little Munchkins: 18 months to 2.5 years

Little Munchkin classes are designed for confident walkers who are keen to explore the world with their body. Little Munchkins are learning to run and jump, and they like to play alone or alongside other children. They like to imitate and can respond to simple directions.

Little Sprouts: 2.5 to 4 years

Little Sprouts classes are designed for children who can run and jump confidently. Little Sprouts are learning to hop, jump down from low heights, kick on the move and balance along a narrow beam. They are starting to play with other children, can share (with a little help) and enjoy dramatic play.

Little Tykes: 4 to 5 years

Little Tykes classes are designed for children who are becoming independent. These classes help children learn to listen, follow instructions, cooperate with others and the activities are more challenging.

Little Sibs: 0 to 5 years

Little Sibs is a class for families where one grownup attends with two siblings under five. The content in this class includes a variety of activities that cater to various developmental stages and allows for reduced adult assistance.

Little n Active Themes

Little n Active Leaders will deliver 45-minute classes composed of a welcome and open exploration, group time, guided adventure and farewell, using different themes and activities to meet the developmental needs of the group. With the themes changing every fortnight, our program will always be engaging! Check out our upcoming themes below!

Balls & Hoops

How many ways can you use balls & hoops? Let’s find out! It’s time to try and balance balls on your head, whilst finding your way through our tricky hoop maze.

 

Aussie Bush

Get ready for an Outback adventure! Flip snags on the barbie, have a yarn around the campfire, crawl like a wombat or run like an emu – either way the adventure awaits!

Beach

We’re going on a beach trip! Our Beach theme explores fundamental movement as children visit their favourite ocean friends.

Jungle

It’s time to rumble through the jungle! In this theme children will explore their environments from the canopy to the forest floor and learn how to roll like a panda or sway like an elephant!

Nursery Rhymes

We’re giving your favourite nursery rhymes a whole new meaning. We’re seeking children to help us collect the mittens, that were lost by the three little kittens.

 

Superheroes

There’s no need for a secret identity as children unleash their inner hero with our Superheroes theme! In this theme children will overcome obstacles using problem solving and movement skills to save the world!

 

Sneak peek of themes to come…

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Terms & Conditions Apply

Little n Active only available at PCYC FernvalePCYC Lang Park and PCYC Logan in Term 4, 2021. Little n Active available at PCYC Fernvale, PCYC Hills District, PCYC Lang Park, PCYC Logan, PCYC Pine Rivers, PCYC Redcliffe and PCYC Townsville in Term 1, 2022. Contact your local participating club to confirm class availability. PCYC Queensland Activity Terms & Conditions apply.

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