Family Activities

Toddler Storytime

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For children aged 18 months to three years. These sessions stimulate language development through story, song and rhyme in a fun environment. Sessions run for 30 minutes.

Next Session

Mon 26 Aug,
10:30am - 11:00am

Fees & Sessions

No charge

Weekly

All Session Dates:
Mon 23 Apr, Mon 30 Apr, Mon 7 May, Mon 14 May, Mon 21 May, Mon 28 May, Mon 4 Jun, Mon 11 Jun, Mon 18 Jun, Mon 25 Jun, Mon 2 Jul, Mon 9 Jul, Mon 16 Jul, Mon 23 Jul, Mon 30 Jul, Mon 6 Aug, Mon 13 Aug, Mon 20 Aug, Mon 27 Aug, Mon 3 Sep, ... continuing.

Location

Deer Park Library
Corner of Neale & Station roads
Deer Park, 3023

Enquiries

9249 4640

Family Activities

Discover Playgroups

Playgroup is an informal session where mums, dads, grandparents, caregivers, children and babies meet together in a relaxed environment. Groups are volunteer led and usually low or no cost.

No child is too young for playgroup. All children from 0–5 years of age, including babies, love new experiences and benefit from developing sensory, social and communication skills through activities at playgroup.

Meet new people

An important part of playgroup is having parents and caregivers stay to interact with each other and to play with the children. For first-time mothers and fathers, or those new to Brimbank, playgroup offers a great way to meet other local parents.

Playgroups with extra support for families

Facilitated playgroups are led by a trained facilitator and provide families with vital support, guidance, community connection and links to essential services.

Smalltalk Playgroups

Brimbank have 12 supported playgroups with Smalltalk parenting strategies for families with children aged between birth up to 4 years http://www.smalltalk.net.au/

The program supports parents to create a positive home learning environment for their young children. Eligibility criteria applies.

Shopping Centre Outreach Playgroups

Brimbank have two shopping centre playgroups facilitated by bicultural facilitators located in Sunshine & Deer Park.

Find a playgroup

Visit our website for a list of playgroups in your area https://www.brimbank.vic.gov.au/childcare-and-education/playgroups

Enquiries:

For more information please contact a Playgroup Support Officer at playgroups@brimbank.vic.gov.au

Julie    9249 4825 Smalltalk Playgroup

Nicole    9249 4365 Shopping Centre Outreach Playgroups

Miriam    9249 4237 Community Volunteer Playgroups

 

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