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Our Hope

Jul 23, 2018 4:41:53 PM / by JumpBunch posted in kids and activity, Resources for Parents, happy kids, healthy children, children's activities

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Many, if not most, JumpBunch classes are held in preschools and daycares. This has always created an interesting dynamic in that the person who takes our class isn't the one who pays for it and the person who pays for it is someone we often never even meet. Parents enroll and pay for JumpBunch classes because their kids truly enjoy it, and they see noticeable and measurable progress. Even though we may not hear from parents often, our validation comes from their children staying enrolled. Often, this is for as many as four years until they head off to kindergarten.

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Kids are Kids

Mar 10, 2017 1:45:35 PM / by adminJBunch posted in active children, Activities for Kids, children's activities, exercise, healthy children, Healthy Kids, physical activity kids, Sports for Kids

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Recently we had a call with a group from China that were interested in possibly bringing JumpBunch to their country.  During the call they asked a question about how cultural differences might need to be considered when evaluating how the program might work there or in other countries.  Our CEO, Tom Bunchman, began his reply by pointing out something that is so simple yet so powerful.  Kids are kids.  At the core of it all, if we let them, kids all have the same basic needs and desires wherever they may be.

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Enrichment or Education?

Oct 7, 2015 1:29:22 PM / by adminJBunch posted in Activities for Kids, children's activities, exercise, healthy children, Physical Education, Sports for Kids

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It is amazing to consider what a child learns, or is capable of learning, in the first 5 years of life. Though much learning for kids simply comes naturally as they physically grow, as parents we have a great deal of influence over what is included, and sadly not included, as a core part of the learning experience. Those choices must be intentional and are a great opportunity, or even responsibility, to positively frame actions and thoughts that impact our children well into adulthood.

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