Active Baby at Home

Active Baby at Home is our six week programme aimed at supporting new parents to understand the importance of movement through play in the first 1000 days.

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Active Baby at Home

Is your baby 8 months or younger?

Our Active Baby at Home programme aims to bring adults together to start enjoying playing actively with their baby through everyday routines from birth.

This six week programme is centred around a coffee morning where parents can meet other parents, as well as gain new ideas to introduce playful activities that will support a baby’s physical development and well-being.   

Each session will be based around a topic highlighting the importance of play and how physical literacy is central to a babies development; contributing to physical and emotional well-being.

Topics include:

  • Tummy Time
  • Rolling
  • Crawling
  • Gross Motor Development
  • Fine Motor Development
  • The importance of going out and about

For more information on Active Baby at Home, please email: [email protected]

Are you working with babies and families from 0 – 8mths? If the answer is yes, then following on from the successful delivery of ‘Active Baby at Home’ the Healthy and Active project have developed a train the trainer package.

The training focuses on physical development and wellbeing of the significant adult (parent/ carer/ relative/ friend) and baby, and the relationships between them; it aims to emphasises the importance of movement through movement-based play, contributing to a baby’s developing physical literacy in the first year and beyond.

Please find more information in the course details below. For upcoming training, please visit our Training Planner 2022.

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