Category Archives for Physical Education

Strider vs the Mini-Glider

I love both of these bikes.  They were both about $100.  Both have nice, sturdy frames.  Both have thick, foam tires that won’t puncture.  Both have no gears to maintain.  Both are pedal-less bikes. Why pedal-less? Training-wheels don’t really train.  Keeping your balance on a bike with training wheels is very difficult.  Going around a […]

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Nature Walk

“Tamsyn, GO OUTSIDE!” My mother must said these words a thousand times.  I was a bookworm, and I spent much of my youth practicing as well.  Granted, there were many hours spent in trees, hiking, and in playgrounds, and whenever I was outside I loved it.  It just wasn’t second nature to me to say […]

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Crawling Track

Today I wanted to share some tidbits about how we use Glenn Doman’s crawling track in our home.  (As seen in Teach your Baby to be Physically Superb, and How Smart is Your Baby?) We have been using the crawling track with my son since he was about a month old.  Doman’s book mentions how […]

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Physically superb

Our experience with Doman’s “Physically Superb” program “How to teach your baby to be Physically Superb” is a book that has truly changed the way I interact with my children and how I view their physical development. Now it is a big part of our homeschooling program. I think some of the things he recommends […]

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Make a brachiation ladder

How to Make a Brachiation Ladder by Michael Spackman We wanted to make a brachiation ladder for our children, but when I saw the instructions of how to make one in Glenn Doman’s book, I thought — I can improve on that design to fit our needs better. I did learn some things that I […]

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