Introduction to Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS) workshop is targeted for parents and caregivers of both typically developing children and children with special needs aged 2 to 10 years old.
FMS form the building blocks that underpin daily living activities. These skills refer to movements such as walking, running, leaping, balancing, throwing, catching and much more. The early years are critical in helping children build this foundation of basic movement skills. The workshop focuses on the importance of FMS, its stages, and how this knowledge supports them in developing motor skills in their children.
1. To introduce learners to the key FMS in young children.
2. To enable learners with the skills and knowledge to support their children as parents in developing proficient motor skills.
3. To facilitate the FMS in their natural setting (home) using recycled household items.
Saudi Tan is the Head of Curriculum and Chief Facilitator for the FMS Introductory workshop. She has more than 10 years of experience as a physical education teacher and fitness coach who enjoys working with young children and youths. During her stint as a MOE Physical Education teacher, her passion and professionalism in working with kids won her the "Most Inspiring Teacher" and "Outstanding Contribution Award" twice.
Saudi has worked with organizations both in Singapore and the region, designing curriculums, training preschool educators and sport coaches. Some of the organizations she has worked with includes Sport SG, Health Promotion Board, KK Women's and Children's Hospital , My First Skool, Pat's Schoolhouse and Tenby International School (Ipoh).