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Buntús Start

Buntus

Buntús Start

Is a comprehensive physical activity programme for children aged 3-5 year olds It has been designed for use in pre-school settings so that pre-school and playgroup leaders can provide a wide range of learning opportunities for young children to develop their fundamental motor skills, manipulative skills, co-ordination and balancing skills and develop a positive attitude to physical activity.


Buntus

Buntus training in Corcaghan (May 08)

Buntús Start helps adults working with children to establish positive attitudes to activity and a healthy lifestyle through enjoyable activity with children. Buntús Start offers a combination of adult-initiated and child-led activities and enables adults to choose and plan appropriate activities as well as giving children opportunities to freely select and explore. Whilst using Buntús Start children have opportunities to develop naturally through individual involvement in physical play, small group activity and to participate in whole-group activity.

Buntus

Working a s a team, preparing activity

The aim of Buntús Start is:
To extend the physical, creative, personal, social and emotional capabilities of pre-school children through enjoyable, planned, physical development play activities in the areas of spatial awareness, basic motor skills, co-ordination and control skills and aiming, predicting and estimating skills.

Training is delivered in two modules over 6 hours – four hours and two hour slots and is predominantly activity based, is interactive and lots of fun!!

Buntus

Making shapes from Buntus equipment

Buntús Start offers a wealth of physical learning opportunities to enable children realise their potential and to become active and independent learners through play. Buntús Start activities help children’s learning in other curriculum areas by supporting and developing the following:

 

  • Personal, social and emotional well being
  • Social and creative skills
  • Attention skills and persistence
  • Language and communication
  • Reading, writing and maths
  • Knowledge and understanding of the world
  • Creative development

     

  • Buntus

    Making shapes from Buntus equipment