Bollywood dance class - eco-friendly gifts
Bollywood dance class
Bollywood dance classes are a firm favourite with GFS girls because they are so much fun. Girls at GFS Stanwix took part for Mental Health Awareness Week, as dance and exercise can contribute to better mental wellbeing. Learning the dance moves helps girls with their coordination skills and new ways in which to move their body. Dancing can also help them improve their confidence and provide an alternative way for them to express themselves. Some girls may not be aware of Bollywood dance and it is a great way to introduce them to another culture.
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Girl bowling
Bowling trip for a GFS girl
When a GFS group is asked where they would like to go on an outing, the two most popular answers are bowling and trampolining. If the group has enough funds, trips are subsidised, but girls are asked to make a contribution. At GFS we don't want any girl to ever feel excluded because of her financial circumstances. If a family cannot afford to make a contribution towards a trip that the group is going on, GFS will find a way to cover the cost. £5 could cover the full ticket price for a bowling trip, so that no girl is left out of the fun and opportunities a GFS group has to offer.
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Girl holding a cricket bat
Cricket set
Following on from England's historic win at the World Cup, cricket is beginning to take off at GFS and more groups are keen to get their hands on a cricket set so that they can bat and bowl their way to success. At GFS Eldon they took part in the Let's Be Women cricket project, learning new skills such as how to bowl and bat, as well as discussion and reflection.
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Girl on a climbing wall
Group trip to a climbing centre
Going on an offsite trip can be an exciting adventure and a unique opportunity to gain experiences outside of their local vicinity. Climbing and abseiling can help girls and young women feel more confident in themselves as they overcome any fears they might have, as well as help with planning skills, strength and agility. For many GFS girls and young women, a trip to a climbing a centre would not be an opportunity available to them without our subsidies.
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Teach girls martial arts
Martial arts workshop
At our girls groups we like to provide opportunities to girls to try lots of different sports and physical activities. A martial arts workshop can help girls increase in confidence and learn how powerful and strong they are. Benefits of martial arts for children include developing self control and concentration, as well as coordination and fitness levels. Self defence can help kids be aware of their surroundings and avoid danger. By gifting a martial arts workshop to a GFS group you will be helping spread girl power and physical and emotional wellbeing.
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Happy girls in waterproof clothing
Outdoor activity trip for a girl
Outdoor challenge experiences can impact powerfully upon a young person’s physical and social development, offering opportunities to develop independence and self-reliance. Through successfully facing up to challenges, overcoming fears and apprehensions along the way, girls can make major strides in confidence. If the group has enough funds, trips to outdoor activity centres are subsidised, but girls are asked to make a contribution. At GFS we don't want any girl to ever feel excluded because of her financial circumstances. If a family cannot afford to make a contribution towards a trip to an outdoor activity centre, GFS will find a way to cover the cost. £23 could cover the full cost of a day trip to an outdoor activity centre, so that no girl is left out of the fun and opportunities a GFS group has to offer.
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Girls play with parachute
Play parachute
A play parachute is a must have resource for a new GFS group. The girls love to run around and burn off excess energy, bouncing bean bags on top of the parachute or dashing underneath. We carve out some time for active games in every GFS session and getting the parachute out is often the firm favourite activity. Parachute games are great for team building, coordination and social play, as well as building trust and cooperation as a group.
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Rounders bat, ball and stumps
Rounders set
Physical activity and enjoying using our bodies to move around and have fun is a key part of the GFS programme. Many of our groups have access to outdoors space and love to get outside for a game of rounders if the weather is bright enough. Rounders can develop hand/eye coordination skills, sharpen reactions, develop team work and communication skills, as well as get the heart pumping. £24 could provide a GFS group with a rounders set to be used over and over.
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Girls with hula hoops
Set of hula hoops
Get Active is a core part of the GFS programme. A donation of £36 could help to get girls moving by providing a group of 15 girls with hula hoops. Hula hooping can help strengthen the heart, build coordination skills, strengthen the back, focus the mind and make physical activity fun. With so many opportunities for sedentary activities, at GFS we try to make sure girls and young women get plenty of opportunities to enjoy feeling healthy and positive.
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Girl jumping on the trampoline
Trampoline park trip for a girl
When a GFS group is asked where they would like to go on an outing, the two most popular answers are bowling and trampolining. If the group has enough funds, trips are subsidised, but girls are asked to make a contribution. Trampolining is a great way to have fun whilst keeping get and active. Girls can bounce around having fun with friends whilst burning off excess energy and learning to love the amazing things their bodies are capable of. At GFS we don't want any girl to ever feel excluded because of her financial circumstances. If a family cannot afford to make a contribution towards a trip that the group is going on, GFS will find a way to cover the cost. £8 could cover the full ticket price for a trampolining trip, so that no girl is left out of the fun and opportunities a GFS group has to offer.
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Girl doing yoga at GFS
Yoga mat
A GFS yoga session doesn't involve too much back bending, but it does encourage the group to think about mindfulness, self awareness, balance, flexibility and calming breathing. One yoga mat costs £13 but it can be used by a group over and again for yoga and other activities, as well as just to sit on.
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