Fun ac­tiv­i­ties for Chil­dren’s Week

Warragul & Drouin Gazette - - FESTIVAL GARDENS -

Sev­eral chil­dren took ad­van­tage of the fun ac­tiv­i­ties on of­fer at Baw Baw Shire Coun­cil’s an­nual Chil­dren’s Week Expo.

A steady stream of fam­i­lies fil­tered through the gate for the three-hour event at Coun­cil’s Fam­ily and Chil­dren’s Ser­vices build­ing last week.

Along with the chil­dren’s ac­tiv­i­ties, the event also al­lowed par­ents and guardians to catch up on lo­cal ser­vices on of­fer and rel­e­vant in­for­ma­tion.

Coun­cil staff were on hand from kinder­garten, Fam­ily Day Care and Ma­ter­nal and Child Health teams to an­swer any ques­tions about their ser­vice ar­eas. Par­ents also had ac­cess to in­for­ma­tion about im­mu­ni­sa­tion ses­sions, key ages and stages and ma­ter­nal and child health vis­its.

Ac­tiv­i­ties for the chil­dren in­cluded face paint­ing, craft ac­tiv­i­ties, story time with West Gipp­s­land li­braries, com­mu­nity gar­den­ing and out­door games.

The Expo was hosted by Baw Baw Shire Coun­cil and sup­ported by the Fed­eral govern­ment’s Depart­ment of Ed­u­ca­tion and Train­ing.

Ja­cob Toohey makes an artis­tic cre­ation on the foam wall.

Fairy Abbey Peter­son of­fers a lol­lipop to Winta and Myles Hoeksma.

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