Mud glorious mud! With mud a child can create anything, they can let their imaginations run wild! Mud is a rich (though sometimes scary) sensory experience. It is slimy, it can be very cold, it can be prickly with stones. Using tools like shovels which create a deep pressure experience can help calm the sensory … Continue reading Why do we love mud at Little Foxes …
The benefits of a nature playgroup extend to parents/carers too! Playgroup allows parents to take time out of a busy life, to slow down and enjoy playing with their child, to watch and delight in the amazing steps their child takes while making sense of the world around them (playgroupaustralia.org.au) Playgroup also offers an amazing … Continue reading Not just about the kids!
Week one of Little Foxes saw all 4 seasons! This provided a good opportunity to reflect on how a nature playgroup can build resilience for big and little people. There are a few quotes that come to mind especially during the really rainy sessions... Encouraging a child to go outside in all weather builds resilience, … Continue reading Nature Play the OT Way!
Our Nature Play OT Groups are very excited to be part of 2018 Nature Play Week. Both our You Yangs and Inverleigh Little Foxes Nature Play Groups will be hosting a come and try session. So if you are interested in what a Nature Play Group or Occupational Therapy in Nature looks like....come along! Bookings … Continue reading Nature Play Week 11-22 April 2018
The Fox Guild offers Occupational Therapy through nature based all ability playgroups. The Fox Guild runs groups in and around the Geelong Region of Victoria, Australia. We offer a range of activities and groups aimed at getting children and their families into nature. We use nature play to encourage motor, sensory, social and communication skill … Continue reading Occupational Therapy for kids in Nature
See below the Playgroup Victoria codes for each of the Little Foxes Groups. Playgroup Vic is a very useful membership to have. It allows you to access multiple playgroups throughout Victoria. There are handy discounts and insurance. And it is only $40 per family. Little Foxes at Ceres (so all Monday and Wednesday sessions) - … Continue reading Playgroup Victoria
Some important documents have just been added... The Extreme Weather Policy Extreme Weather Policy 2018 Venue Benefit Risk Assessment Venue Benefit Risk Assessment pg1 2018 Venue Benefit Risk Assessment pg2 2018 Venue Benefit Risk Assessment pg3 2018