orewa toy library
When: Every Thursday (during school term) 9:30am - 11:20
Where: Orewa Baptist Church, 2-8 Loop Road, Orewa, New Zealand
Who: Everyone is invited!
Cost: Become a member for $25 a term per family
How does it work: Take out toys (from our library) for up to 2 weeks.
Toy Allowance: 1 Child: 3 Toys, 2 Games, 2 Puzzles, 2 Dress ups
How to register: Pop in during a Thursday session, let us know you are NEW, and we will get you all set up! We will help you sign up, take payment (cash or eftpos), and then you are ready to browse our range of toys!
what to expect:
Friendly, helpful staff (volunteers)
A fun environment for kids
A caring community for mums and caregivers - meet other mums / caregivers!
Yummy Barista made coffee and baked goodies for you (plain cookies for the kids or bring your own snacks)
Cost effective compared to buying toys - save money
Lets you target age-specific development needs
Give your child exposure to other cultures (we have many toys to help with this!)
Play helps development – more diverse plays helps development
Better imagination through variety of dress-ups
Save space in your house!
Reduce our reliance on plastic packaging
Be friendly to the environment
Helps to reduce consumerism (in you and maybe your children)
If your child doesn’t like the toy – return it and get another one
Get access to toys you wouldn’t buy
Trial a toy that you are thinking of buying
Seasonally appropriate use of toys