Child and Parent Centre - East Waikiki
The Centre provides family-friendly facilities catering for the needs of parents and carers of children from 0–8 years living in the communities of Cooloongup and Rockingham.
The Centre offers programs and services to support you and your children, helping them to develop and learn during their early years. The services of a Child Health Nurse and Occupational Speech Therapist are also available at the Centre.
Find out What's On in Term 2 for an overview of classes, programs and workshops.
Aboriginal “Yarn, stay ‘n’ play” Group
Aboriginal group to meet and have a yarn over a cuppa and play with the children. See the Yarn, stay 'n' play flyer.
Primary Immunisation Clinic
8, 15, 22 and 29 May
An immunisation clinic for age groups: 6 to 8 weeks; 4, 6, 12 and 18 months as well as 3½ to 4 year olds. RING 9419 2266 for appointments. See the Primary Immunisation Clinic flyer.
Department of Health “Circle of Security”
For parents of children aged 2 to 4
This 6-week program focuses on how parent/child relationships can be strengthened, teaches parents (and those helping them) new ways to understand children’s needs and behaviour. See the Circle of Security flyer.
Baby Rhyme Time
This group is for families with babies aged 0 to 2 years. Join in the fun to sing songs and action rhymes whilst sharing great books for babies. Hosted by an Early Years Librarian from the City of Rockingham. Feel free to stay on after the session for a cuppa ‘n’ chat whilst children play. See the Baby Rhyme Time flyer.
Mingling Multi-Mums Group
Parent-led group for parents with twins and multiples. See the Mingling Multi-Mums Group flyer.
Meet, Play and Connect for Families
Fun activities for parents, grandparents and carers with children 0 to 4 years. See the Meet, Play and Connect for Families flyer.
Giggle, Wiggle 'n' Move!
A fun movement program with songs, stories and games helping children and parents to become aware of their bodies, muscle strength, coordination and concentration. Suited to “young walkers” up to age 4 years. See the Giggle, Wiggle 'n' Move flyer.
From Playgroup to Kindergarten
The playgroup is for children starting Kindergarten in 2018 at East Waikiki, Cooloongup, Waikiki, Charthouse and South Coast Baptist College primary schools. The aim is to prepare children and parents with the transition to classroom and the school community. See the From Playgroup to Kindergarten flyer.
Little Steps Playgroup
A parent-led playgroup for families of children aged 3 starting Kindergarten in 2018. See the Little Steps Playgroup flyer.
Chinese – Thursday,
| German – Friday,
Come along to meet other migrants, share German/Chinese culture, speak/practice your German/Chinese language skills and share activities such as cooking, singing, craft and outdoor play with your children. It's also a great way to make new friends. See the Chinese Playgroup flyer and German playgroup flyer.
Parent-led community “open” playgroup for parents, grandparents and carers with children 0 to 4 years. New members welcome. See the Community Playgroup flyer.
Carnegie Loop and Murchison Rd, Cooloongup WA 6168
Accessed via Grange Drive, Cooloongup
You can also check out activities in Rockingham.
Centre Coordinator: Tina
Centre phone: 9367 0967
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