Zoom Boom for Kids

Children in Junior Infants, Senior Infants & 1st class participate in a 6 week activity programme based on child developmental milestones (Gross and fine motor, play and social development skills). It is called Zoom Boom Kids. The 1 hour sessions focus on flexibility, cardio, strength (core, lower and upper body) co-ordination and balance through fun games and activities.

In order to obtain maximum benefit from the in school sessions parents and guardians are asked to encourage their sun/daughter to compete some of the exercise at home and share them on their tracker sheet. There are some possible activities demonstrated  below through images.

Flexibility – Butterfly (Flap legs)

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Core Strength

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Core Strength – Curling Snake

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Balance – One Foot

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Hand Eye Co-Ordination

You can use socks to replace bean bag. 

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Balance – Two Feet

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Core Strength – Dead Bug

The boys and girls learned a rhyme to go with this exercise too. 

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Flexibility – Elastic Child

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Flexibility – Grass Hopper

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Hand Eye Co-Ordination 

Both hands and feet can be used to keep the balloon off the ground. 

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