Articles mentioning: children

Cookie Decorating Workshop at Meerilinga Beechboro

Are you looking for a way to keep your kids entertained and out of the house these school holidays? Come and join us at Meerilinga Beechboro to bake and decorate some delicious, creative cookies. Put a bit of icing on and then finish it off with some sprinkles! Suitable ages 5-10 years. Event Details: When? […]

Pyjama Drama – School Holiday Event at Meerilinga Ballajura

Join us for Pyjama Drama’s “Thirst for Adventure” at Meerilinga Ballajura! Sing, dance, play games and make pretend – it’s always a different adventure! Pyjama Drama facilitates engaging and imaginative play for children aged 4 – 7 years. Event Details When : Thursday, 1st October 2020 Time: 10:00am – 11:00am Where: Meerilinga Ballajura, 2 Community […]

Ready Set Active at Kingsley! 14th July 2020

On your marks, get set, go! Get the kids off the couch and into some fitness fun! Join Meerilinga these school holidays, for an action packed morning of exercise activities. Event Details When: Tuesday, 14th July 2020 Time: 9:30am – 11:00am Where: Meerilinga Kingsley, 48 Peregrine Drive, Kingsley WA 6026 Cost: $5 + booking fee (total $6.31) […]

April School Holidays – Cooking Class at Meerilinga High Wycombe

Come and cook up a storm at our Children’s Cooking Class these April School Holidays!   Let’s have some fun getting messy in the kitchen! Session includes all the ingredients and recipes. Suitable for children aged 4 – 8 years. EVENT DETAILS Where: Meerilinga High Wycombe When: Tuesday, 21st April 2020 Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm […]

Sing & Grow at Meerilinga Cockburn – Fridays from 21st February to 3rd April

Sing & Grow provides music therapy services in the community for families with young children. Groups usually meet for about an hour once a week, for 7 – 10 weeks. We use percussion instruments, drums, ribbons, balls and parachutes and every family receives a set of Sing&Grow’s Key Parenting Messages AND a CD! Families have […]

Ballajura Pre-Kindy Information Night – 2020 Enrolments

Looking for a safe & inclusive learning environment for your child? Enrolments are now open for our 2020 Ballajura pre-kindy program for 2.5 – 5yr olds. Join us for an information night at our beautiful Ballajura centre. Get to know more about our Early Learning Program (ELP), how we build “Play with Purpose” into our […]

What to look for in an Early Learning Program

How to choose an early learning program to suit your family Deciding on the right early learning program for your child is one of the most important decisions you’ll make as a parent. There are many different types of programs available and as such choosing which best fits your needs can be difficult. To help, we’ve […]

Heart Beat Club – High Wycombe

This course covers CPR and first aid for common childhood injuries such as choking, poisoning and burns. Don’t miss this opportunity to refresh your skills or learn something new! When: Tuesday, 9th April, 6 – 9pm Bookings Essential. Contact Hila via

School Holiday Activities – ideas to keep the children entertained!

With the school holidays upon us it’s time to start planning what you’ll do to keep the little ones occupied for two weeks! Meerilinga’s community centres located in Ballajura, Beechboro, Cockburn, and High Wycombe  will have a number of school holiday activities running. We’ve pulled together a quick guide to activities happening in each of […]

Grandparents outdated carers?

Parenting, who did it better, you or your parents? A recent outing to the movies to see Swinging Safari – the new Aussie comedy featuring Kylie Minogue and Asher Keddie – had everyone reminiscing about their childhoods and wondering – quite fondly – how we survived, so when the following article showed up in our […]


Meerilinga Young Children’s Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation and registered charity that promotes the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child; working with children, their families, early childhood professionals, planners and the community to raise the status of children in Western Australia. Meerilinga’s association with children dates back to 1911, to the pioneers […]

Scrapbooking Mornings

Encouraging new mums to join a fun group to learn how to make a scrap book for their new baby using your baby’s photos to tell a story around that story.

School Holiday Fun for Children ages 4-8

A fun session with Emma Barker (Education Officer, Southern Regional Council) enjoying activities for Easter made from re-cycling materials. Come and join us for a fun time engaging in activities, cooking and games.