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Trampolines have become a quintessential part of an Aussie backyard! Do you have one?
There are so many therapeutic benefits to trampolining.
1. Sensory benefits
Trampolining provides proprioceptive and vestibular input and can help children to regulate their bodies.
Proprioception is sometimes called "position sense" or "muscle sense" as information from receptors in our muscles and skin help to inform us of where are body parts are in space, how they relate to each other, how much and how quickly they are stretching, the speed and timing of movement as well as the mount of force exerted. Proprioception helps us to be aware of our bodies and directs our motor control and planning.
The brain processes vestibular sensations received through the hair receptors in the inner ear and are stimulated by gravity. Vestibular input can be described as linear (up/down, forward/backward and side to side) as well as rotational (spinning around). These movements can be calming or stimulating.
Trampolines are a great way for children to explore movement and their own bodies. A well regulated body means that a child's mind will be ready to learn!
2. Motor benefits
A trampoline is a great way to work on balance, coordination, weight bearing, body awareness and bilateral coordination. Trampolining can also provide cardio-vascular and fitness benefits!
3. Social skills
A trampoline is fun on your own but even more fun with friends and family. Children can practice turn taking and social skills; working out different ways to use the trampoline and be collaborative in play.
4. A boost of happiness!
A child's mental health and happiness is so important and can affect every aspect of their lives. Trampolining enables children to feel weightlessness and bouncing can bring pure joy!
I am partnering with Vuly Trampolines to bring an incredible giveaway to an Australian reader. Vuly is an Australian manufacturer and supplier of world-class trampolines and swing sets. Vuly are now a registered NDIS approved supplier of trampolines.
GIVEAWAY NOW CLOSED. WINNER: DANIELA MCCANN
Terms and Conditions
**1. The prize includes a Vuly Lift 2 Large Trampoline and delivery within Australia. Vuly will provide all costs associated with shipping the product to one address in an Australian territory.
2. Open to Australian residents only.
3. Entries close on October 27th, 2018 at 12am.
4. Winner will be announced at on Your Kids OT Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/yourkidsot/ after October 27th 2018.
5. Winner will be notified via email provided with entry.
6. Prize winner must inform Your Kids OT of their mailing address within 48 hours of being notified as the winning entry.
7. This is a game of skill, not a random draw. Your answer must be original or creative. The winner will be chosen from the original comments.
8. Your Kids OT and Vuly will not be held accountable for any injury sustained as a result of misuse or da