Age Group: 0-12 Months

Festive ornaments

Children are small for such a short time. Capture a memory by making a Christmas salt dough ornament of their hand or finger print. A great gift idea for grandparents as well! Your child will learn how to follow a recipe and explore their creativity. What do I need? 2 cups of flour ½ cup …

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Maxi Visits videos

Welcome to our new Maxi Visits video series! Join Maxi as he visits places for fun, learning, health and development.  

Launching into Learning Online

During Term 1 2022, we ran a series of videos for families to join Launching into Learning activities from home. These sessions are a great opportunity to sing, move and listen to stories with your child. Each episode goes for approximately 20 minutes and will provide you with ideas, activities and songs! You will need …

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Passport to Learning

The Passport to Learning is a rewards card for you and your child to use every time you attend one of our birth to four years sessions or services. Each time you and your child attend, you will receive a sticker to pop on the Passport. Once you get to 10 stickers, your child will …

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Playing Together videos

Welcome to our new Playing Together video series of fun, play-based learning ideas to do with your child. A few minutes playing together each day builds your child’s brain! Peek-a-boo What you need Tea towel or small blanket. What to do Use the tea towel to cover your own head and play peek-a-boo. Take turns …

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Fun with Sounds

Making and listening to sounds is a great way to tune little ears into different noises.  It’s never too early to play sound games.   Your baby, toddler or 5 year old can all have fun.  Playing with sounds will get your kids ready for reading and writing at school.  All you need is a box, some pots and pans and a silly voice!  …

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Keep it Moving

Roll, jump, crawl, climb, throw, hop – there are lots of fun ways for kids to move! Being active is particularly important when kids are young.  Movement helps to build the coordination, muscles and balance children need to set them up for life. All kinds of activities help kids develop movement skills including: Climbing at …

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eBooks for Kids

Did you know you can borrow a book from home? It is also free to do it! Discover eBooks and audiobooks for all ages – from Noni the Pony to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory! All you need is a current library membership. You can sign up to get a card in person at your …

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Talk, Read and Play, Everyday

Talking, reading and playing from birth helps to build connections in your child’s brain.  It also helps your child to learn new words. It might feel strange at first, especially if they are a baby. But all these moments add up to make a big difference! You don’t need fancy equipment. Your child’s best toy …

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What kind of face is this?

Children learn by copying what they see. In this activity your child can show what they feel and see what that looks like. It will help them learn about feelings and how to express them. They can also learn  to recognise feelings in others, which can help them to get along with other people.  What …

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