Children’s Activities

Children aged 5-12 years enrolled at the GBB happily visit the centre out of school hours to be cared for and participate in a range of practical, educational and fun activities.

Our role is to:

  • Provide a safe place off the streets to care for children in need
  • Create a welcoming environment that is inclusive and respectful of the diverse range of the children’s backgrounds, values and beliefs
  • Deliver structured programs and activities for the children that facilitates their emotional, social and cognitive development
  • Look at each child individually and provide the necessary education and support services required to enhance their long term wellbeing
  • Be a positive and stable influence in the lives of children to enable them to develop necessary life skills such as expressing emotions, dealing with conflict and building resilience and coping skills

A snapshot of activities:

  • Education help – Homework Program, reading assistance, computers, research skills
  • Arts and Crafts – such as beading, canvas art, collage, painting, recycle craft and sewing
  • Games and Sports – such as tennis, soccer, relays, running games, and fun team challenges
  • Technology – computer activities
  • Cooking – creative baking with healthy and fun food recipes
  • Excursions – wildlife experiences, park adventures, museums, Sydney attractions, art galleries
  • Workshops – science demonstrations, wildlife talks, fun discos, art and cultural activities