Councillor Margaret O’Rourke will be visiting the Toy Library on Thursday 20 July at 9:30 am for a tour of the toy library and meet it’s members and committee. Continue reading
If you’ve been thinking you would like to help more with the toy library, but just not sure where you can help, or what you can do to help. We are offering members the opportunity to give our committee a trial for 8 weeks, before committing. Continue reading
YogaHara’s Community Yoga class is a donation based class with all proceeds being donated to that term’s chosen charity. YogaHara will chose a local charity each term to be the recipient of the funds raised in this Community Yoga class. All the money donated goes back to the community, so not only are you offering yourself the gift of yoga, you are making an offering to your community in a meaningful way. Continue reading
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.