NIDA Online: Play Date for 3-5 Years (with parents)

Play Date Online

Online Course

Join us for Play Date, a fun learning environment designed especially for 3-5 year olds. Explore storytelling and have fun as you take part in voice, movement and dramatic play activities. Engage the body, voice and imagination in creative, self-expression.

Each 30 minute session explores a specific theme and enables children to discover a range of physical worlds, explore social contexts and engage their personal creativity.

This class is designed with both child and caregiver as participants, one adult is required to be actively engaged with each session.

Weekly Sessions

Session 1 – Make Believe (Free Trial!)

Join in the fun as we unlock our imaginations to create magical characters and wondrous adventures through creative play and drama activities. From dress ups to dreamscapes, anything is possible when we make believe.

Session 2 – On the Farm

Cockle doodle do! It’s time to wake up and come on a fun filled farm adventure. Meet the animals, run through the paddocks and feed the baby ducklings. Explore the farms sights, sounds and smells through role play, song and storytelling.

Session 3 – At the Beach

The sun is shining, the day is hot and we’re off to the beach! Join in the Play Date fun as we build sandcastles, collect shells and splash in the waves. Engage in storytelling and movement activities that explore this family favourite location.

Session 4 – Up in the Sky

5,4,3,2,1 …. Blast Off! Join us as we travel up, up, up into the sky for an adventure that is out of this world! Walk in space, swing from a star and slide down a rainbow in this Play Date journey through songs and stories.

Session 5 – Creepy Crawlies

Look closely! Can you see that? Use your imagination to experience the wonderful world of bugs, beetles, spiders and centipedes. Move your body and use your voice as we explore the wiggly world at the bottom of the garden.

Session 6 – Boats, Buses, Trains and Planes

All Aboard! It’s time for an all stops adventure as we discover the rhythms and sounds of travelling on Boats, Buses, Trains and Planes. Meet the interesting characters onboard and enjoy the scenery on this creative play journey. Tickets please!

Session 7 – In the Kitchen

Peel, Chop, Mix and Bake. It’s time to get busy in the kitchen! With a pinch of imagination, and dash of inspiration explore fun ways to make believe and play creatively. Through role-play, rhythm, voice and movement uncover the fun that awaits in your very own kitchen cupboards.

Session 8 – Best Friends

Whether you’re playing at the park, dancing in your bedroom or playing hide n seek, it’s always more fun when your best friend is with you. Through storytelling and creative play explore how together best friends can invent, imagine and journey to whole new worlds, hand in hand.

Resources Required to Participate

  • Desktop, laptop or mobile with microphone and webcam
  • Internet connection

Time Commitment

  • 30 minutes, booked as single sessions.

Multiple Booking Discount

Book four sessions in one transaction and receive a fifth session free! To redeem, simply add five sessions to your cart and the discount will automatically be applied. (Does not include free sessions)

Important information

  • Please read our Cancellation and Transfer Policy.
  • Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via email or sms.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing you can move in for all drama and performance related courses. Clothing that restricts movement is inappropriate.

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