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Bush Playgroup Somersby

Stone & Sprocket

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (AEST)

Bush Playgroup Somersby

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
1 child full season pass
This ticket secures your child's place for the entire term and covers the adult responsible for the child.
Jul 3, 2018 A$135.00 A$8.51
Family full season pass
This ticket secures a place for two or more children of the same family for the entire term. This ticket covers the adult responsible for the child/ren.
Jul 3, 2018 A$216.00 A$12.97
1 child half season pass   more info Jul 3, 2018 A$68.00 A$4.83
Family half season pass   more info Jul 3, 2018 A$93.00 A$6.20

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Event Details

Stone & Sprocket Bush Playgroups are facilitated playgroups that run for two hours in local wild spaces by trained early childhood nature-based professionals. Children will have the opportunity to explore the rich sensory experience of nature whilst having access to wonderful tools and materials whilst parents relax in the tranquil surroundings of being outdoors.


Banksia Picnic Area Strickland State Forest Somersby       Children 18mths-6 years

TUESDAY 10am-12pm

Children and families will have an opportunity to connect with each other in natural open spaces supported by trained teachers. Some of the experiences may include:

  • Storytelling circles
  • Using tools
  • Grinding herb and plants for dyes and teas
  • Using charcoal for drawing
  • Ropes, knots and lashing
  • Bush toys
  • Whittling
  • Bird watching
  • Bush walking
  • Claywork
  • Wind mobiles and kites
  • Nature mandalas
  • Insect hotels
  • Fire making and cooking
  • Technology and nature

A borrowing library is also available each week at no cost.


Rebecca Thompson  Director Stone & Sprocket, Master of Education (Inclusive Education).

Cass Bolger  Early Childhood Educator, Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood).



Parking is at the Banksia Picnic Area

Toilets/Water Shelter?

Yes, we have toilets, running water and shelter

What do I bring?            Click here for our Handbook

  • Hat
  • Protective clothing
  • Suncream
  • Morning tea
  • Water

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please call Rebecca on 0447819922.

What's the refund policy?

Your money will be refunded in the event of a cancellation made by Stone & Sprocket due to extreme weather conditions only. 


Have questions about Bush Playgroup Somersby? Contact Stone & Sprocket

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When & Where

Banksia Picnic Area
Strickland Forest Rd
Somersby, NSW 2250

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (AEST)

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Stone & Sprocket

Stone & Sprocket is an Early Childhood Education and Inclusion Support Professional Learning Provider. Rebecca is the principle consultant of the service and lives on the NSW Central Coast. With over 27 years of experience, a Bachelor of Education and a Master of Education (Inclusive Education) Rebecca has a dynamic, inspiring and supportive approach to training. 

Stone & Sprocket aims to bring connection with the natural world and use of open-ended materials to the forefront of support and guidance in the early years. Childrens rights are everything to us. We are strong  advocates for play-based curriculum and inclusive practise.

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