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We run our popular group programs every school holidays and during the school term. These include school readiness programs, music and movement groups, Motor Skills groups, fussy eating groups and social skills groups.

Groovy Dots

A combined music and movement approach allows your child to have fun while supporting them to develop confidence as they learn new skills. Join us for a fun time incorporating music & movement. Groovy Dots is a wonderful way to nurture your child’s development in a supportive, flexible and playful environment.

  • Social Interaction
  • Body Awareness
  • Fine and Gross Motor
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Attention and Concentration

School Readiness

  • Turn taking and waiting
  • Following adult directed instructions
  • Fine motor skills (writing, scissor skills, drawing skills)
  • Attention and Concentration
  • Team activities—working together
  • Transitioning—floor to desk, break to working and between activities
  • Recognising and expressing feelings and needs
  • Introducing “school skills” including raising your hand, lining up, eating with others at specified times and using the toilet independently.

Active Dots

Active Dots is an outdoor physical program addressing primarily gross motor skills, in a fun and active environment. Facilitated by an OT, this group is sure
to address many areas of development.

  • Boys outdoor movement group
  • Self Confidence & Self esteem
  • Physical fitness
  • Social Skills
  • Hand-eye coordination
  • Following Instructions
  • Attention & concentration

Core

Core Strength is important for so many aspects of child development. Join us for a range of fun activities that you can also practice at home to build a strong core for your child. By building a strong core you are building a strong
foundation for life!

  • Core Strength
  • Improved Posture
  • Improved Fine & Gross Motor Skills
  • Coordination
  • Following Instructions

Game On! (Junior & Senior)

These group aims to take our children’s love of video games and combines it with opportunities to develop skills that are important in everyday life. Gaming among other like minded children is a wonderful way for your child to expand social friendships.

  • Social Skills
  • Communication
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Emotional Regulation

Sensory Craft

In Sensory Craft your child will explore messy play (smell and touch) combined with social skills (sharing, turn taking) in a small group environment. It’s time to get MESSY!

  • Exploration of the senses, including touch
  • Social skills, including turn taking & waiting
  • Increased Independence
  • Following Instructions
  • Motor Planning

Tricky Fingers

Join us for some fine motor fun in a small group environment. Each activity is designed to improve fine motor skills in the most creative way possible. Fine Motor Practice without putting pen to paper!

  • Pincer Grasp/Pencil Grip
  • Hand & Finger Strength
  • Scissors Skills
  • Bilateral Coordination
  • Handwriting

Girl Talk

A fun, lighthearted social group to get a chance to meet other girls like you, share and gain experiences and create positive interactions! We believe there is no limit to a girl’s potential and am happy to offer an environment that inspires, motivates and cultivates confidence!

  • Self Esteem
  • Peer Interactions
  • Socialisation
  • Expressive and Receptive Language
  • Opportunities of self expression and creativity

Lego Club

Lego Club is one of our most popular groups with a huge focus on social skills & fine motor skills in a fun, play based environment. Our Lego Club is a fun social activity focusing on manual dexterity, fine motor and motor planning skills. Explore. Create. Build.

  • Problem solving
  • Social skills such as sharing & turn taking
  • Fine Motor skills
  • Following instructions
  • Motor Planning

Sensory Science Lab

In Sensory Science Lab your child will engage and explore simple science experiments that are loads of sensory fun and also teach basic scientific concepts. Sensory Science Lab is an exciting opportunity to explore scientific concepts in a fun & multi-sensory way.

  • Tactile Skills
  • Problem solving
  • Motor Planning
  • Visual Perceptual
  • Attention Span

Weighted Wonders

Happy Dots is excited to announce our first ever interactive group to come along with your favourite soft toy and transform it into your very own weighted wonder!

What to bring: Your own stuffed toy (height no more than 12 inches) that will be destuffed and filled with poly pellets and a special gem heart (final weight variance may be up to 1kg depending on measurements). Birth certificate along with your very own details will be created as well!

  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Visual Perceptual
  • Bilateral coordination
  • Attention Span
  • Communication

Zones Of Regulation

This group teaches children and their parents about their arousal states, emotional regulation, expected and unexpected behaviours, the size of the problem and self-regulation strategies.

  • Using language to communicate their feelings and emotions
  • Understanding their different arousal states and the triggers for these arousal states
  • Identifying expected and unexpected behaviours across different environments/situations
  • Identify appropriate calming and regulation strategies to engage in across the day or when their body moves away from the optimal state of arousal

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