Articles mentioning: Cockburn

Protective Behaviours Parenting

An integral part of Being safe is Feeling safe, yet how can we teach our kids about Personal Safety without taking away their innocence or impacting on their curiosity? The internationally recognised Protective Behaviours program is a proactive approach to equipping children with important life skills which will assist them in supporting emotional development, assertiveness, […]

Children’s Emotional Wellbeing

Two part series presented across three hours, for parents/carers of children aged from birth to 12. This session is not suitable for children to attend. Part 1: Raising Resilient Kids – Strategies for equipping children with skills to enable them to adapt, cope, and grow through change, stress, uncertainty, and adversity. Part 2: Understanding & […]

Sensory Kids

For Parents/Carers of children aged from birth to 17 years, where there are concerns about a child’s development, behaviour or emotional regulation. This session is designed to help parents/carers better understand their child’s sensory preferences, support their children to organise sensory input, basic strategies and coping mechanisms for different sensory preferences, when to seek further […]

Teddy Bears Picnic

If you go down to the woods today, You’re sure of a big surprise If you go down to the woods today You’d better go in disguise. For every bear that ever there was Will gather there for certain, Because today’s the day The Teddy Bears have their picnic.   Come over to Manning Park […]

Circle of Security Parenting (abbreviated – Six Weeks)

This internationally recognised program offers an opportunity to learn more about the parent/child relationship, the emotional needs of children, and how to meet these needs.   – Understand your child’s emotional world and emotional needs – Support your child’s ability to successfully manage emotions – Enhance the development of your child’s self esteem   EVENT […]

Tuning into Teens (Six Weeks)

A six week parenting group to learn emotional coaching skills to help you recognise, understand and manage your own and your teen’s emotions during difficult times. Suitable for parents/carers of adolescents aged 11-18 yrs.   Would you like to: – Be better at talking with your teen? – Be better at understanding your teen? – […]

Messy Play at Meerilinga Cockburn

Come along to Meerilinga Cockburn for a messy play day consisting of paint, playdough, shaving cream, mud and more.   Messy play is an exciting tactile and sensory activity which is important for a child’s development and social interaction. It allows children to explore their curiosity and get creative which enhances their fine and gross […]

Take a stand on Bullying

It can be distressing for parents or caregivers to find out their child is being bullied or bullying others. This introductory course identifies bullying behaviours and supports parents and caregivers in teaching children strategies to reduce the chance of being bullied or bullying.   EVENT DETAILS: Date: Thursday 23rd Sept 2021 Time: 9:00am – 11:00am […]

Our Native Sanctuary at Meerilinga Cockburn

We would like to invite you to participate in creating a sustainable native garden for our community and teaching the children the importance of indigenous plant cultivation/development at our Meerilinga Cockburn Centre.   Thank you to Woolworths and Landcare Australia for providing us with the 2021 Woolworths Junior Landcare Grant to be able to achieve […]

Protective Behaviours – Parent Workshop

We all have the right to feel safe all of the time A proactive approach to equipping children with positive life skills such as Assertiveness, Emotional Literacy, Confidence, Resilience, and Problem Solving – skills which encourage an adventurous approach to life and will assist children in better coping with anxiety and stressful situations, safely assessing […]

Native Bee Hotel Workshop at Cockburn

LEARN TO CREATE YOUR VERY OWN BEE HOTEL!   Bzzzzz! Did you know Australia is home to over 1500 different bee species? It’s time to give our buzzing bees a special home as play a strong part in pollinating our plants. Bring your child down to Meerilinga Cockburn to learn all about the native bee […]

Free Toilet Training Workshop

Are you just starting out or is your child having problems with being toilet trained? Toilet Training can be a bit of a maze! Come down to Coolbellup Hub Public Meeting Room  on Wednesday, 23rd of June at 10am  for a free Toilet Training Workshop. This workshop will address:  Getting prepared and assessing readiness Toilet […]

Community Focus Group at Meerilinga Cockburn

You’re role and voice in the community is valid!   Step up and Speak up! We are holding a Community Focus Group to provide our fellow community members the opportunity to let us know what initiatives they would like to see at Meerilinga Cockburn. Come down to Meerilinga Cockburn on Monday, 21st June for a […]

Understand Your Child’s Speech and Language Development

Come down to Meerilinga Cockburn and learn more about what Speech Pathologists do. Find out how you can support your child’s communication and language development and learn when to seek support for your child. Where? Meerilinga Children and Family Centre Cockburn. 219 Winterfold Road, Coolbellup, WA 6163. When? Wednesday, 19th May, 2021 at 6:30pm Cost? […]

Family Fun Time

Songs, stories and games to help your family with tricky times and transitions. A session giving parents fresh strategies to help daily tasks and activities go more smoothly. Bring along your 0-5 year old and: • enjoy rhymes, games and stories for everything from nappy changes to brushing teeth to car journeys; • learn about […]

Mindfulness for Children at Meerilinga Cockburn

Come down to Meerilinga Cockburn and join us for a morning of mindfulness activities and Zen! Yoga and Meditation, Planting Seedlings and Social/Emotional Learning along with a Brain Science Activity! Mindfulness can have a beneficial effect on how our children can develop self compassion, reducing stress and being in the moment. Mindful children can be […]