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There is always lots happening at KIDDO and we are always amazed at the great improvements we are seeing at our participating schools, ECEC centres and sporting clubs.

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22 September 2021

The program for the inaugral KIDDO Primary School Conference has been released! Find out information on the speakers and conference topics. 

13 September 2021

KIDDO will be available for all WA Early Childhood Education and Care Services in 2022 and 2023 thanks to funding support from Healthway and Lotterywest.

09 September 2021

It's Research Thursday! We know that gross motor skill development is important for health and development in the early years and that poor gross motor skill competency among children is a growing concern.

26 August 2021

It's Research Thursday! 

There is alot of talk about incorporating physical activity or "brain breaks" into the classroom, but what does the research say?

05 August 2021

The researchers found that a significant portion of Australian children are not meeting the recommended guidelines of 30 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) during the school day. Nearly half of all children Year 3-6 did not meet the MVPA recommendations, and over 30% of children in Kindergarten - Year 2 did not meet the MVPA recommendations.

01 July 2021

The inaugural KIDDO Primary School Conference is an opportunity hear from UWA experts about the latest research in fundamental movement skill development and assessment, increasing children's confidence to be active and physical literacy for all children. 

24 June 2021

The researchers found that a significant association was reported between educators’ sedentary behaviour and children's sedentary behaviour Educators spent 61% of their work day in sedentary behaviour. Surprisingly no significant associations were reported between educators’ physical activity and children's physical activity.

23 March 2021

We have a number of ways children can get active with KIDDO! If you are a Perth-based family, please see below the oportunities for your child. 

15 December 2020

In a strange year like 2020 has been, its is important to stop and reflect on all that has been achieved! 2020 has been a big year for KIDDO as we made our program accessible to people all over the world. 

25 November 2020

The KIDDO school holiday program is coming back in January from the 25 - 29 January!  Get the kids ready for the 2021 school year with a boost in their physical literacy during a fun morning of KIDDO games and skills.