Parenting Centre

Parenting Centre

 

 

Services at Challis

 

 

Bub’s Group

Monday 9.00 - 10.00am

Challis Parenting & Early Learning Centre

Come along to weekly ”Bub’s Group” to network with other new mums and dads,  share tips and experiences with one another, and give your baby a chance to  socialize with other similar-aged babies. “Bub’s Group” offers an informal opportunity for parents to get together each week and build strong friendships. The sessions are facilitated by our Family Support Worker. 

Suitable for all mums and dads with babies aged 0-12 months (not appropriate for older siblings to attend)

 

Move & Groove

Tuesday 9.00 - 10.00am

Undercover area (back of school)

Come along to “Move and Groove” to have lots of fun with your child while learning about early childhood development. “Move and Groove” provides active, age appropriate movement opportunities that enable your child to crawl, jump, hop, swing, roll, tumble, hang, climb, sing and dance their way to healthy physical, social, emotional and intellectual development.

Suitable for children living within the Challis Community Primary School boundary aged 0-5 years

 

Drop-in Session

Wednesday 9.00 - 11.00am

Challis Parenting & Early Learning Centre

At a drop-in session a Child Health Nurse is available for quick queries or concerns without an appointment. You can also meet and talk with other parents. Scales are available for you to check your baby’s weight. For complicated issues or personal matters, please phone the Child Health Nurse on 9497 4218 to make an appointment.

Suitable for children living within the Challis Community Primary School boundary aged 0-3 years

 

Playgroup

 

Wednesday 9.00 - 11.00am

 

J6 classroom (playgroup room)

 

Playgroup” provides fun and age-appropriate learning opportunities for children to practice and develop fine motor, sensory, language and social skills essential for healthy development. The structured program is based on research and development and is designed to ensure your child is ready for school. Bring your child along to paint, cut, thread, splash, and mash so that they have the best start and are ready for school.

 

Suitable for children living within the Challis Community Primary School boundary aged 0-5 years



 

Story Time

 

Thursday 9.00 - 10.00am

 

J6 classroom (playgroup room)

 

Come along to “Story Time” to have lots of fun bringing stories to life! “Story Time” provides age appropriate language and literacy opportunities that enable your child to develop skills essential for talking, understanding and reading. Bring your child along to bounce and sing-along to nursery rhymes, listen to stories, act out characters, and explore early language and literacy in a fun and engaging way. 

 

Suitable for children living within the Challis Community Primary School boundary aged 0-5 years



 

Elevate!

 

Friday 9.00 - 10.00am

 

Staffroom

 

Come along to weekly ”Elevate” sessions to become the best possible parent you can be! “Elevate” sessions are informal opportunities for parents to get together and hear from guest speakers about   different topics each week. The sessions provide opportunities for mums and dads to elevate their knowledge about different issues that impact on children and families. Topics include first aid, behavior management, money matters, toilet-training, etc. Look for notices in the  Centre for what’s on each week.                                      

 

Suitable for all mums and dads!  (Crèche  may be available)


 

 

 

 

 

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