orewa toy library

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main details:

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)

benefits:

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