5 Child Care Programs Got Moving with GeoMotion

Five Child Care Programs GeoMotion 1On January 23rd, thirteen directors and teachers of 3-5 year-olds gathered at the Winter Park Community Center to take part in a special training program provided by GeoMotion in partnership with Nemours Florida Prevention Initiative.  Through the use of short videos, GeoMotion is a movement-based product that encourages learning and academic achievement of various subject areas while providing physical activity in the classroom.  Five child care sites including Winter Park Day Nursery, Welbourne Nursery and Kindergarten, Aloma Kids Academy, The Learning Tree and Terrific Kids Child Development Center participated in this training as part of a pilot program for their participated in the Nemours Healthy Habits for Life:  A Child Care Obesity Prevention Initiative.  Each of these sites got moving with the videos and Learnercise mats for themselves before taking it back to incorporate more physical activity in their classrooms.