Learning through Play

  • Carley Jones, Playgroup South Australia

    Nature play is making a major comeback. It has so many developmental benefits and, of course, there’s also the element of having so much fun.

    Let’s take a look at the benefits nature play has to your baby’s development.

  • Playgroup NSW

    Pint-sized and unlicensed to walk and talk, a baby’s power to play can sometimes be overlooked – but don’t be deceived: babies are not only primed for fun and games, it’s vital to their development and well-being.

  • Playgroup NSW

    Your baby or toddler can be your perfect resource for play ideas. Any activity can be fun to young children, and any type of play will allow them to acquire new skills. As a parent, you are your child’s favourite playmate.

    Here are our top tips on how to make play fun for you and your child:

  • Raising Children Network

    Lots of time spent playing, talking, listening, smiling and interacting with you helps your baby learn skills for life, like communicating, thinking, solving problems and interacting with others. But more than this, play is a great relationship builder. Spending time playing with your baby sends a simple message – you are important to me. This message helps children learn about who they are and where they fit in the world.

  • Raising Children Network

    Usually, once babies are fed and burped, they are ready for play. Find out which are some of the most common cues your baby might be using to communicate their desire to play.

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Nested in East Bowral Community Centre, Bowral playgroup is one of a kind playgroup who welcomes everyone in the area. Read more about them here.

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Play Activities

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Children love playing with balls of all shapes and sizes. And with good reason: balls are great for group play, organised sports or just playing by yourself. They are also suitable for a variety of age groups (from babies to children and even adults).

Featured Article

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Mothercraft nurse, Chris Minogue, answers one of Kinderling Radio listener’s question on how to keep their child safe on the ground.

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