Moerlina Playgroup provides a beautiful, caring, inspiring environment in which families can come together to explore in a rich world of play and discovery. At the heart of Moerlina playgroup is a deep appreciation of nature, which is celebrated through the cycle of the changing seasons. The wonder of childhood is nurtured and cherished through seasonally appropriate songs, verses, stories and craft activities, guided by an experienced playgroup leader.READ MORE
In our Nature’s Adventurers outdoor learning program, we combine the Pre-Kindy to Year One groups, and the children explore local parks and nature reserves. We have visited sites such as Mrs Herbert’s Garden by the river and Lake Monger. We engage with a range of play types in nature, building our resilience, problem solving, collaboration, negotiation and risk assessment skills.
Fortnightly, for half a day, children from Years 1 – 6 visit a native bush site to explore and enjoy the surrounding natural bushland environment. The children participate in a range of activities including: den building, knot tying, erecting shelters, flora and fauna identification, nature-based art and creative projects and team-building activities. Bush School aims to build self-esteem and resilience, ease in nature and wild environments, and to foster creativity and problem solving.READ MORE