Bright Beginnings- Early years group

A child playing in a ball pit with his parents next to him.

Come and join our exciting weekly early years online group “Bright Beginnings”.

Who is this for?

Our brand new weekly online early years group is a session for parents with blind or partially sighted 0–4-year-olds to drop in to enjoy the activities on offer, speak with specialists about various topics ranging from benefits to early movement, as well as meet and socialise with other children and parents.

What will we do?

These sessions are hosted every Monday from 1pm till 2pm, the perfect time to do something fun after lunch and just before nap time. We will have 4 distinct sessions running on rotation each month.

Let’s get moving

The first one is an interactive early movement session, in which we will have our amazing habilitation specialist Anna guide you through some fun movement songs and activities to get your child moving and aid in their development. After which Anna and one of our family practitioners will then be available for any habilitation and mobility questions which you might have plus learn from other parents and carers.

Sensory stories and benefits (grants and advice)

The second session involves bringing your child’s favourite stories and songs to life through a sensory stories’ session led by Inez.  Inez will lead you through sensory adventures based upon popular stories and show you how to create your own sensory stories at home. This will be followed by Edyta our Advice and Benefits officer who will be on hand to answer any of your questions about grants, benefits and advice – what is DLA? What is my family entitled to? What support can we access?

Sensory play

The third session consists of sensory play and Nina & Claire, two of our family practitioners will create some sensory activities for you to join in with from home, all based upon our seasons. They will then answer alongside other parents and carers any questions you might have about playing with your child to aid their development.

Music time

The last session is music time bring some instruments and favourite song choices and join in with RSBC staff for lots of noisy fun! Afterwards, share your experiences with others and learn from other parents and carers, all supported by one of our family practitioners.

How do I join in?

If you are interested in coming along to the Bright Beginnings – Early years group or you have questions, simply please fill the form below and we will get in touch with you with all the necessary details.

You can also check the upcoming dates on our activities calendar.

We look forward to welcoming you and your little learner soon.

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