Toddler Play

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Learn how to support your toddler's development with purposeful play.

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We help you stay sane during the toddler years.

Toddlers can be... challenging. Whether you are working through big emotions, trying to support their language and play skills, or navigating learning new movements and risky play... we've got you covered!

toddler play

Over 60 purposeful play ideas. Sort by the skills your toddler is currently working on. Play Schemas, DIY activities and our favourite toys to support development.

toddler moves

We break down the major skills of running, stairs, jumping and ride ons with How To videos to support your toddler's movement abilities.

toddler talk

Top talk tips with How To videos. Ideas for games, reading and singing to support toddler language development.

questions

Common questions already answered and ready for you – no need for Google! Question not there? Ask in the forum.

toddler life

Your guide to toddler emotions. Understanding behaviours, sensory processing, support with chores, dummy weaning and toilet training.

extras

Guest speakers, Expert webinars, Bonus guides, Exclusive member discounts at participating stores and more... 

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All Things Toddlerhood

The Toddler Play Academy is your one-stop shop for all information on toddler life. Evidence-based and focused on connecting with your child who is becoming more aware of the big wide world every day!

Development
Speech
Behaviour
Emotions
Toys
Play Ideas
Professional help
Resources
everything toddler play and development at your fingertips
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Are you Googling?

Is it normal for my toddler to...
When will my toddler...
How can I help my toddler...
Is [insert behaviour] typical for a toddler...

get ready to feel

Calm and Confident

With a team of Physiotherapists, Speech pathologists and Occupational Therapists in your back pocket.

Why we offer

membership

Toddlers change SO much from 1.5 years to 3 years old. All toddlers have their own unique developmental trajectory.

Unlike other apps and books out there, our Play Academies are not based on age but stage. Every child needs a different amount of time in each stage.

We are here to answer all your questions and give you ideas to help your little one’s development… and we can’t do that in 30 days.

Since this is a membership and not a course, you will also get access to new content monthly including live Q&As from our team, guest speakers, extra exclusive play ideas, toy reviews and more!

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Our Pricing

Flexible payment options with upfront discounts and ongoing subscription to suit your needs and budget.

member

$29 mo

Cancel anytime after 3 months.
6 months

$145

Pay upfront. Get 1 month free.
12 months

$289

Pay upfront. Get 2 months free
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Need guidance for a Baby as well?

Fill your days with joy, connection and growth! Join the Baby Play and Toddler Play Academies together for only $49 per month. Minimum 3 month commitment.

academy faqs

The Toddler Play Academy is an online memberships designed exclusively to guide parents in supporting the development of their toddlers from 18 months to 3 years

There is a super library of play ideas, using items you would normally have around the house. We also provide toys & book suggestions that support development.

We love our Q&A forum where you can ask your burning questions of our team and connect with other parents & caregivers.

All children have their own unique developmental trajectory. Unlike popular apps and books out there, our play academies are not based on ages as such but stages. Each little one needs a different amount of time in each stage and we are here to answer all your questions and give you all the ideas to help your little ones development and we can’t do that in 30 days.

Since this is a membership and not a course, you will get access to new content monthly, including live Q&As from our team and guest speakers, toy reviews and more.

Yes, you may cancel at any time after your 3-month commitment but you will lose access to the content and the Toddler Play Academy. Note: there are no refunds granted for annual membership purchases.

Please check out our Members T&Cs here for a full and clear description of refunds and course transfers.

The Toddler Play Academy is for children ~18 months to 3 years (however if your little one is off an walking before 12 months contact us to chat further). We have a monthly membership, as well as 6 and 12 month upfront memberships, so you can maximise your value at the age and stage of your little one.

PLAY TIME: Our Baby & Toddler Play Academies will have a “play time” live once a month on DIY toys and a play challenge. 

Live Q&A: Our Expert Team or Guest Speakers will jump into the forum once a month to answer all your questions live!

Mini Masterclasses: We run mini masterclasses on footwear, motor skills, play, singing, reading and more!

No.

Most of our play ideas come from using everyday items & recycling. However, if we do use a specific toy and you do not have it at home, let us know and we will think of an alternative for you.

Yes! You definitely could spend HOURS researching, scrolling through Instagram, Pinterest and sifting through the piles and piles of misinformation on google... and then doing it all again every time there your child moves into the next phase or stage of development.

OR, you can invest in the Academy and get access to all the play ideas and have experts in your pocket, so we can answer your questions anytime!

By joining the Play Academy you will save time + $$, avoid all the anxiety, get access to resources, trainings, and tools that will help you fell calm and confident in supporting your childs development. Plus you'll get to hang out with us 1-2x a month LIVE!

You sure could.

However, that's only 1 hour of your week.

The Toddler Play Academy not only provides you with play ideas, but motor milestones, speech milestones, when to check-in, strategies to support and troubleshoot, masterclasses and the ability to ask questions when it suits you.

Absolutely not. 

We would always recommend to see your local Paediatric Physio or OT so that your little one can be assessed and managed appropriately. 

The Play Academy is a complementary program. 

It sure is.

The Toddler Play Academy has been designed to complement your toddler's therapy program.

Just get in touch with us to let us know that you are working with someone and what your goals are. That way we can really pinpoint the right direction for you.

Western Kids Health is located in Perth, Western Australia. 

If you are in WA we'd love to see you! If you're not not in WA, we can offer Telehealth consultations > Book here.

Credit card or Debit card payments are available. 

Payment is in Australian dollars. Which means our families in the UK and US are in luck as the Aussie dollar is weak in comparison!

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For the best start in life

Learn how to support your child through each stage of their development with real therapists by your side.

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