Tumblebugs Workshop

November 26, 2017

Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre

If there are any community leaders, volunteers interested in taking this Tumblebugs Workshop, Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011) would support Victoria County volunteers, leaders, community groups/facility operators/service provider reps to attend with up to $500 through our Leadership Development Assistance Fund 2017-18 – Application downloadable here for your convenience:



Please share with your networks, send to anyone and everyone that may be interested in taking the training and offering sessions within their respective communities (Registration form attached) and a link to a short video is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WnFXfH-TsrA  There are a limited number of spaces available.

To Register

  • Step 1 Cash or Cheque to be made payable and sent with this form by the registration deadline to: Gymnastics Nova Scotia, 5516 Spring Garden Road, 4th Floor, Halifax, NS B3J 1G6


  •  Step 2  email the Tumblebugs Workshop Registration Form located above  to tumblebugs.gns@gmail.com by Monday Nov 20th 2017. Tumblebugs is an introductory program for basic movement and modified gymnastics that is fun, safe and appropriate for 3 ½ to 5-year-old children in early childhood settings. 

Tumblebugs teaches fundamental movement skills that support healthy growth and development, and improves physical literacy.
Tumblebugs Leader Training includes a one day of instruction for leaders, adaptable activity plans, basic equipment and mentoring. Tumblebugs was developed purposely for educators and leaders from early childhood settings and programs. Practitioners have been trained to use the program in child care centres, pre-primary programs, family resource centres, municipal recreation programs, and sport or recreation clubs. You do not need previous training in fitness, physical education, sport or coaching. The

Tumblebugs program is fun, safe, inclusive and developmentally appropriate for young children. The consistent and progressive activity plans include both active and quiet segments with directed and exploratory learning. Tumblebugs was developed and assessed over several years in Nova Scotia. Qualified trainers are experienced with movement activities for young children. In a workshop you will learn theory and technical components of how to: o Ensure safety and reduce risk o Set-up space and use equipment o Demonstrate and safely teach all movements o Lead the activity plans o Keep it playful and fun