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Tuesdays with Twomey in Hong Kong

Liz shows how teachers n Hong Kong are using the Kids-Move program. Learn how to activate the spine in lots of fun games and movements.
 

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Tuesdays with Twomey Introduction

Welcome back.

Life has been busy to say the least. In my last blog... way back, I was entering into a new teaching opportunity. I was assigned a Blended Grade One and Two teaching position at a high-needs school…

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Tuesdays with Twomey - Windscreen Wipers

Windscreen Wipers are a Blomberg Rhythmic Movement that helps stimulate the cerebellum and activate the neo cortex. This symmetrical movement helps bring awareness of the midline of the body when toes touch. They also assist with integration of the left and right hemisphere.

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Tuesdays with Twomey - Windscreen Wipers 2

Windscreen Wipers 2 is another Blomberg Rhythmic Movement exercise that helps stimulate the cerebellum and activate the neo cortex. This symmetrical movement helps bring awareness of the midline of the body when toes touch. They also assist with integration of the left and right hemisphere. Best done with feet about 10 cm or 4 inches apart. Emphasis on the movement is for it to be smooth, symmetrical and rhythmical.

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Tuesdays with Twomey - Brain Gym with Gramma Driver

Watch Liz's class do Brain Gym with partners and our 84 Year old classroom volunteer "Gramma Driver." This exercise routine focuses on homolateral movement, which helps children differentiate the right side of their body from the left. To learn more about homolateral movement, read this blog from Liz.

 

Featuring "brain-based" physical fitness resources used by the NYC Departments of Education and Health as a part of their cutting-edge Move-to-Improve program.

 

 

10 Best Active Products
(Institute for Childhood Resources/Dr. Toy)
100 Best Children's Products
(Stevanne Auerback, PhD./Dr.Toy)
Directors' Choice Award
(Early Childhood News) 

 













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