Baby & Toddler Programs
Introduction Physical literacy
Baby & Toddler Programs
Sportball at Mooredale: Sportball Junior, Multi-sport and Private bubble classes (Tuesday and Thursday)
Sportball is an unique, non-competitive sports program for young children based on a philosophy that recognizes the importance of fundamental movement skills in the early years. Sportball concentrates on the following seven sports: hockey, baseball, basketball, tennis, soccer volleyball and golf. All Sportball coaches are certified in CPR and first aid and have been fully trained at the Sportball Centre. *Please note that each sportball registration comes with an equipment kit for each child to keep. There is no sharing of equipment during class*
Sing a long with Rob Joy – Friday (10:00 & 11:00am)
Rob Joy leads this interactive guitar driven sing-along for children 6 months and older. Outdoors on the Mooredale Backlawn. There is sure to be a song for everyone in this wildly entertaining program. Rob cannot wait to share his passion for music and maybe a few trusty sidekicks will be along for the ride
Spanish with Magic Languages – Wednesday ( 10:15 – 11:00am)
The Magic-Languages Spanish program is designed for students who want to learn Spanish in a fun way, absorbing the artistic, charming and lively culture that comes with the language. Our themes come to life through fun activities such as art and crafts, games, puppet shows, story time, etc. Through these activities, our teachers communicate with the students in the new language in an engaging way so they become capable of understanding and repeating new vocabulary. Our method is designed to make your children feel the need to communicate and interact with the teacher and their peers in their new language. Join us in person, or inquire about Magic languages online classes. 6 months – 3 years.
French Language/ Tutoring with Mlle. Juliana Giallonardo – Monday – Friday. Varying time slot available.
Mlle. Juliana Giallonardo is Mooredales French Specialist. She is so excited to share her love of the French language through private one to one lessons, or small group. Mlle. Juliana will tailor her teaching to each individual student and engage them through French literacy, songs, stories, art and poems. 2 years +
Parent/ Caregiver Karate with James Greer – Monday & Thursday (1:00 – 1:45pm)
James Greer from the Cold Mountain School will continue his instruction of Karate at Mooredale. Trained as a Second degree black belt, James designs and teaches Karate programs specifically for children. Participants will progress through traditional Okinawan Karate. James’s parent/caregiver and child classes will focus on FUN, while also focusing on developing physical literacy, patience. 2 years +
Creative Movement with Harmony School of Dance – Wednesday (3:45- 4:15pm)
We are very excited to Welcome back Ms. Charissa Wilson and the Harmony School of Dance. She graduated from the National Ballet School and has been instructing since 2004, where her connection to the Mooredale community was made. She started her own company – Harmony School of Dance in 2011, and has been growing a following ever since. Her passion dance, early childhood education and live pianist make her classes unique and the perfect fit for our member little members 2.5+ years
Creative Movement :
Enhances listening skills, team work, and the joy of dance and music
• A focus on large muscle and fine motor development improving posture and coordination
• Supports cognitive function by integrating song lyrics with coordinated action of movement, enhancing language development
• Promotes listening skills and creative thinking through the use of imagination and pretending in an enjoyable environment
• Ballet positions, technique, musical rhythm and artistic quality are introduced and built upon
• Imaginative visualization is taught and encouraged to help children learn and retain ballet technique and coordination
• Increases physical strength, poise, and grace, fostering positive self esteem
• All classes accompanied by live piano music!