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PlayActive

Learn through play, with PlayActive

PlayActive is a unique Perceptual Motor Program (PMP) for young children aged from 6 months to 3 years old and their parents.

Our unique, dynamic program recognises that play is an important part of a child’s growth and learning. PlayActive is about experiential and kinaesthetic education - learning through doing.

Our 40 minute classes in the Bandicoots Play Centre are a combination of structured and unstructured formats using music, equipment and movement to develop fine and gross motor skills, spatial awareness and bridge the gap between the body and brain.playactive_newslettercircle474x474_3.png

Your child’s cognitive, emotional and behavioural development and their natural learning style will be nurtured throughout the program. PlayActive’s focus is on developing the child rather than the skill.

The program is also about you, the parent. Learn more about your child and what activities they will benefit from and why.

Enrolments for Term 1 2024 are now open! 


ENROL NOW


Enrol and pay online for PlayActive via our member portal. Please note, you may have to set up an account with us online before you enrol.

Want to try it out first? Your child can try out a class during the first three weeks of the program by purchasing a $15.50 once-off trial (subject to availability). 
 

Some changes to note ...

We're switching things up for 2024 with some new changes for you to be aware of:

✨ Say hello to Bandicoots Sing and Play! A fresh session replacing Rock up and Play, featuring exciting new activities 
✨ We've tweaked the program to now have earlier start times   
✨ Class durations have slightly adjusted from 50 minutes to 40 minutes 
✨ Bouncy Bubs is now open to children aged 6 months to 14 months, expanding the opportunity for little explorers to join in 
 

Please see the timetable for Term 1 2024:


This aligns with the school term dates of Monday 5 February, to Thursday 28 March.

*Sessions do not run on public holidays or during the school holidays. 

 

Day and TimeMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursday
9:00 - 9:40amWiggle and Walk
(18 – 24 months) 
Toddle Tots
(12-18 months) 
Toddle Tots
(12-18 months) 
Bandicoots Sing and Play
(6 months to 4 years)
10:00-10:40amTwo Can Do
(2 and 3 years)
Wiggle and Walk 
(18-24 months)
Two Can Do 
(2 and 3 years)
 
11:00-11:40amBouncy Bubs 
(6-14 months)
Bouncy Bubs
(6-14 months)
  
How the class runs
  • Time to get moving We start with a welcome song, warm up and move to the music
  • Ready, set, go! Then we work our way through a circuit of fun activities and games
  • Shake it off Free time to play on the Bandicoots play structure  and revisit the circuit
  • See you next week The class ends with circle time and a goodbye song.

Each class accommodates only 15 children in order to give them the best opportunity to thrive. PlayActive is a parent child program where you attend and participate with your child. More than one parent/guardian is most welcome to attend our fun sessions and crèche facilities right next door are available for siblings.

Age groups and class timetable
Bouncy Bubs - 6 to 14 months
Toddle Tots - 12 to 18 months
Wiggle and Walk - 18 to 24 months
Two Can Do - 2 years or over
Three Watch Me - 3 years or over
 
Day and TimeMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursday
9:00 - 9:40amWiggle and Walk
(18 – 24 months) 
Toddle Tots
(12-18 months) 
Toddle Tots
(12-18 months) 
Bandicoots Sing and Play
(6 months to 4 years)
10:00-10:40amTwo Can Do
(2 and 3 years)
Wiggle and Walk 
(18-24 months)
Two can do
(2 and 3 years)
 
11:00-11:40amBouncy Bubs 
(6-14 months)
Bouncy Bubs
(6-14 months)
  
These age groupings are a guide only, your child will progress through the classes as they meet developmental milestones, rather than strictly by age.

*Sessions do not run on public holidays or during the school holidays. 
Enrol and cost
PlayActive runs during the school term and you can enrol within the first three weeks. The cost of the ten week term is $115, (that's only $11.50 per session) and if you enrol during the term, you will only have to pay the pro rata amount.

Sessions do not run on public holidays or during the school holidays. 

If you don't want to enrol for the full term you can attend on a casual basis for $15.50 per class, but this is subject to availability. 
Want to give it a try first?
Interested in PlayActive but want to make sure your child really enjoys it first? You can trial a PlayActive class without committing to the full term.
 
$15.50  for a trial class, one trial per child. Please fill in the following form and we will contact you to get you booked into a class.

BOOK YOUR TRIAL CLASS
 
PlayActive withdrawals

We understand situations change, which mean you might not be able to continue attending our program. If you wish to cancel your current PlayActive registration, please complete this form. 

Please note, there are no refunds and you will receive a credit for any remaining classes.

CANCEL REGISTRATION
Bandicoots Sing and Play

On Thursdays, we offer Bandicoots Sing and Play. This is an engaging class designed for singing, dancing, and movement, fostering connections between language, cognitive, physical, and social development. This is 40-minute session led by an instructor.

No commitment or enrolments are required for this class. Just arrive on the day and pay $15.50 per child at reception to join the fun!

Like to know more?
+61 8 9411 3344

Please contact us via following details:

  • play@cockburnarc.com.au

PlayActive Activities

  • Musical instruments
  • Building blocks with the utmost concentration
  • Graduating class
  • Watch your step!
  • Mat time with Mum or Dad
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