Bendigo Community Toy Library (BCTL), a not for profit organisation, has been awarded a $1200 grant as part of the Telstra Kids Tech Grant Program. Continue reading
The Bendigo Community Toy Library is holding its annual open day on Saturday 1 April from 9.30 am to 12.00pm which coincides with its Messy Play Day. Continue reading
There are many benefits of messy play, especially for babies toddlers and young children. Messy play is a tactile experience that stimulates children’s senses and assists in the development of hand eye coordination and fine motor skills. Children learn about the effects of gravity, the behavior of liquid and solid objects by playing with different materials and begin to develop a sense of prediction ie action versus reaction. It doesn’t necessarily require language, so children of different ages, nationalities, development and those with special needs can play alongside each other and interact on the same level. Children are active learners and messy play makes it fun! Continue reading
BUFS members can nominate to donate half of their membership fee to Bendigo Community Toy Library.
If you are considering a BUFS membership, or have a current membership and no community group nominated, please consider us.
The Bendigo Community Toy Library now offer Gift Cards. With Christmas coming soon, this is the perfect gift!
Bendigo Community Toy Library has released its new website today, full of new features, imagery and user friendly content. We are currently still in the process of upgrading the site with some new information, so please bookmark, share and revisit us for more updates. You can also follow us on facebook for further information. If you have any questions or comments regarding our new website, please contact us.