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
The Fox Guild is very excited to offer the School Holiday Family Bush Club. These sessions will take place at Frank Mann Reserve in Ceres. Which is where the Little Foxes Nature Play Group will take place in term 1. We are also trying to secure Balyang Sanctuary, which is where Tree Time Kid’s Club … Continue reading SCHOOL HOLIDAY FAMILY BUSH CLUB
Give the gift of experience and fun in 2018... The perfect gift for a little person and their big person! Whether they love nature or maybe are in need of a little more vitamin N!! The Fox Guild runs Little Foxes Nature Playgroup sessions through the week. For term 1, 2018 we are running Monday … Continue reading GIFT CERTIFICATES now available
It can be difficult to get outdoors when Mr Sunshine is feeling a little scorching! But there are ways... We here at The Fox Guild like to take our monkeys for breakfast at the beach. Get our outdoor time in early. We are often seen having dinner on the beach also! The rest of the … Continue reading Phew this week has been toasty roasty….