*** NEW PROGRAMMES STARTING IN TERM 3, 2018 ARE NOW AVAILABLE, SEE SCHEDULE BELOW ***

Space for you and your baby @ Hutt Valley and Wellington Playcentres would love to share in your parenting journey. At Space you and your baby will connect with other new parents & their babies as you explore parenting & children's development in a safe, facilitated environment. Your Space group will meet weekly, giving you & your baby the chance to make real connections during your baby's first year. At Space you and your baby will explore music & movement, rhymes, books & a variety of play experiences. You will discover ways to support & extend your baby's learning & development, including ideas & opportunities for play experiences at home. You will get to consider different parenting perspectives, perhaps find out some new information, & have some great, facilitated discussions as you discover ways that work for you & your baby.

Topics discussed may include:

  • Sleeping & crying
  • Becoming a parent
  • Establishing attachment
  • Brain development & early experiences
  • Communication & language development
  • Treasure baskets, heuristic play & exploration of play
  • Physical development (fine & big muscle co-ordination)
  • Socialisation
  • Infant Massage
  • Baby Sign Language

Space @ Hutt Valley and Wellington Playcentres runs for 30 weeks during school terms. Families enrol at one centre, and commit to attending that programme regularly. Babies joining a new Space session are generally between 3 weeks and 4 months of age and parents stay on session with their babies. If your baby is over 5 months old, you might be able to join an existing programme. Email us at lowernorth.programmes@playcentre.org.nz if you would like more information.

To make a booking click on the desired programme below, click 'select', then 'proceed', then 'book now' and complete the details requested.
If your baby is not born yet write TBA. The booking you make reserves your place for the duration of the programme.

The programme fee is $172.50 for 30 weeks which can be paid using one of the following options:
• Full payment via internet banking or through any branch of ASB 12-3115-0033068-00 using the programme number (3 letters followed by 3 numbers) and your surname as the reference.
• Weekly instalments over the first 10 weeks of the programme ($17.25 per week for 10 weeks)
• Termly instalments of $57.50 on the first week of each term.
The programme fee is charged once per family, it is the same rate for twins or multiples.

WINZ Child Care Subsidies are available for Space @ Playcentre Aotearoa programmes. The WINZ Child Care subsidy is ‘means’ tested and requires both parents to disclose financial information. If you would like forms sent to you please email lowernorth.programmes@playcentre.org.nz. The subsidy covers the full cost of the programme.

If facing financial difficulties please email lowernorth.programmes@playcentre.org.nz

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July, 2018
24 Tue 9:15am - 11:45am Space for older babies 'Exploring Play' hosted at Stokes Valley Playcentre (#STV173P) for babies born August 2017 to January 2018
12:15pm - 2:45pm Space for older babies 'Exploring Play' hosted at Alicetown Playcentre (#ALT175P) for babies born August 2017 to January 2018
12:15pm - 2:45pm Space hosted at Days Bay Playcentre (#DAY352) for babies born March to June 2018
12:15pm - 2:45pm Space hosted at Tawa Linden Playcentre (#TAW353) for babies born March to June 2018
12:15pm - 2:45pm Space hosted at Waterloo Playcentre (#WTL351) for babies born March to June 2018
25 Wed 12:15pm - 2:45pm Space hosted at Kelburn Playcentre (#KEL354) for babies born March to June 2018
12:15pm - 2:45pm Space hosted at Totara Park Playcentre (#TPK355) for babies born March to June 2018
26 Thu 12:15pm - 2:45pm Space for older babies 'Exploring Play' hosted at Lower Hutt Playcentre (#LHT176P) for babies born August 2017 to January 2018
12:15pm - 2:45pm Space hosted at Karori Playcentre (#KAR356) for babies born March to June 2018
12:15pm - 2:45pm Space hosted at Paekakariki Playcentre (#PAE357) for babies born March to June 2018
27 Fri 9:45am - 12:15pm Space hosted at Brooklyn Playcentre (#BRO358) for babies born March to June 2018
12:15pm - 2:45pm Space hosted at Lower Hutt Playcentre (#LHT359) for babies born March to June 2018
12:15pm - 2:45pm Space hosted at Waterloo Playcentre (#WTL360) for babies born March to June 2018
Times shown in timezone: Auckland

Space for older babies 'Exploring Play' hosted at Stokes Valley Playcentre (#STV173P) for babies born August 2017 to January 2018

Tuesday, 24 July, 2018   9:15am - 11:45am
Stokes Valley Playcentre, 155 Stokes Valley Road, Stokes Valley, Lower Hutt
Fully booked

Details

For Babies around 7 months to 12 months.

Facilitators: Liz and Louise

This programme runs weekly on a Tuesday morning during the school term.

This programme finishes at end of school term 3, 2018 (23 July - 28 September).

The programme fee is $57.50 for 10 weeks which can be paid using one of the following options:
• Full payment via internet banking or through any branch of ASB 12-3115-0033068-00 using the programme number (STV173P) and your surname as the reference.
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