Balclutha Playcentre Playcentre 

Balclutha Playcentre

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At Balclutha Playcentre tamariki do what they do best - PLAY! Playcentre offers endless opportunities for children to explore, create, jump, run, get messy and grow. A focus on child-led learning means that each day Balclutha Playcentre offers a variety of learning and play experiences for the child to choose from.

A typical day at Balclutha Playcentre would include activities like painting, playdough, playing in the sandpit or on swings, collage, baking, carpentry, dressing up and more!

Balclutha Playcentre creates a sense of belonging as whānau share responsibilities and decision making.

Playcentre is fun for whānau too when joining the children’s play and meeting other parents.

Relationships developed through Balclutha Playcentre provides support for parents and help them develop new parenting skills.

Skills practised when contributing to self-managing Balclutha Playcentre develops adult organisational skills which later benefit the community.

The free NZQA education programme provided for adults within Balclutha Playcentre supports the informal learning taking place in a centre leading to an expansion in parenting and Early Childhood Education skills.

Balclutha Playcentre believes in the power of early childhood education and believes no whanau should miss out, regardless of financial standing. As such, we have offer free early childhood education for all.

Session Times
Day Morning Afternoon
Monday 9:15 - 11:45am
Wednesday 9:15 - 11:45am
Friday 9:15 - 11:45am