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Free Plunket Courses

Wednesday Mornings - 1 hour

August 14th 9.30-10.30am 

Managing Challenging Behaviours

September 4th 9.30-10,30am 

Moving out of Nappies

October 30th 9.30-10.30am 

Managing Challenging Behaviours

November 20th 9.30-10.30am 

Out of Nappies

To book call Sue Burns 0212378813

3 Week Evening Course 

Tuesdays 7.30-9.30pm at the Kilbirnie Rooms

Your Active Toddler 

( for toddlers up to about 2.5 - 3 years of age)

August 6th - 27th

November 12th - 26th

Your Curious Young Child 

(for 2.5 -3 year olds to school age)

September 10th -24th

Both of these evening course cover development, safety, play and strategies for the age group, And is a great opportunity for parents to share the joys and challenges of

this age group with other parents!

To book for these, ring Plunket Area Office on 04 4604660 with child's DOB and the area you live in.

Jenny's Perfect Play Dough

2 cups of high grade flour
2 tbsp of cream of tartar
2 cups of water
1 cup of table salt
2 tbsp of oil
Food colouring

Place all the ingredients in a non stick pot.  
Place over a high heat and stir continuously until the mixture comes away from the side of the pot and forms a ball on the spoon.
Place on the bench and let it cool slightly, then knead until smooth and elastic.  
Keep in a covered container in the fridge.  
Lasts for 3 months. 


Keeping Healthy
Read our guidelines on keeping healthy this winter.