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Buntús Start Pre-School Programme

Buntús Start is a comprehensive physical activity programme for children aged 2-5 years old.  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. 

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
  • aiming, predicting and estimating skills.

Buntús Start Training Programme:

Participants attend an initial four hours training programme with a further two-hour follow up approximately 6-8 weeks after the programme is used in the pre-school.

To date eighteen centres are participating in the programme. If you would like your centre to avail of the training, please contact the Mayo Childcare Committee at 094 9047010 

Balance Bikes

Balance Bike programme for Autumn 2020 is seeking ‘expressions of interest’ for pre-schools looking to host the programme. To find out more contact Deirdre Donnelly 094 9064386 Mobile: 087 3910337

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