Muddy Puddles is a registered NDIS provider.
Talk to us about your funding options and to find out if you are eligible for subsidies.
Refer to our Fee Schedule for information on the cost of our group programs.
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Jump-in

When: Mondays 9.30am to 11.30am or Tuesdays 9.30am to 11am

Where: Muddy Puddles (Batemans Bay)

Who: 3-6 year olds

Commencing: 17 October 2022

Facilitator: Educator Emma Harvey

Jump In is an early intervention group for children aged 3-6 years with a developmental delay or disability. Our team of skilled early childhood educators and early intervention therapists support your child's learning and development through a play based program, in a safe, fun and nurturing environment.

Priority areas:

  • Playing with peers

  • Focusing on group tasks

  • Following instructions

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Play Time

When: Tuesdays 11.30am to 12.15pm

Where: Muddy Puddles (Batemans Bay)

Who: 2-3 year olds and their parents/carers

Commencing: 18 October 2022

Facilitator: Educator Emma Harvey

Play Time is a playgroup aimed at developing play, communication and motor skills and upskilling parents/carers to support their child in natural settings.

Priority areas:

  • Communication

  • Play skills

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Teen Lyfe

When: Mondays from 4.15pm 

Where: Muddy Puddles (Batemans Bay)

Who: 13-16 year olds

Commencing: 17 October 2022

Facilitator: Dramatherapist Michaela Burtenshaw

Teen Lyfe is designed to provide a safe place for teens to talk with peers dealing with similar issues with guidance from the facilitator. The participants will be provided the opportunity to have input into how the group will work and what themes the group will explore throughout the process. Additionally, participants will learn coping skills that will help them deal with stress, relationships, challenges, school and more!

Priority areas:

  1. Stress management

  2. Healthy relationships

  3. Self-esteem and confidence

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Songbirds

When: Wednesdays 10.30am - 11.15am

Where: Muddy Puddles (Batemans Bay)

Who: 1-4 year olds and parents/carers

Commencing: 19 October 2022

Facilitator: Music Therapist Kim Edgar-Lane

Songbirds is a program for families with children 1-4 yrs and promotes the use of music to support child development and enhance the parent-child relationship. Songs, musical games and dances are used to demonstrate how music can be an effective intervention for developing social and communication skills, fine and gross motor skills and self regulation

Priority areas:

  1. Social skills, e.g. turn-taking, waiting

  2. Expressive communication

  3. Enhancing the parent-child relationship through music

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Vibes

When: Wednesdays from 3.30pm 

Where: Muddy Puddles (Batemans Bay)

Who: 5-8 year olds

Commencing: 19 October 2022

Facilitator: Music Therapist Kim Edgar-Lane

This program includes music-based mindfulness, games, improvisation and song sharing. Participants develop self-awareness, confidence and interpersonal skills while forming and maintaining friendships.

Priority areas:

  1. Social skills

  2. Attention/focus/coordination

  3. Self-expression