In today’s world, you can’t avoid screens and nor should you. Active screen time provides an abundance of benefits for children when it is fun, designed for them and encourages imitation or participation.
The American Academy of Pediatrics problems begin when media use displaces physical activity, hands-on exploration and face-to-face social interaction in the real world, which is critical to learning.
Our Kids Play Jams double as a digital detox. All facilitated activities focus on your child reconnecting with the real and imagined world – reconnecting with themselves, with others and with nature.
Kids Play Jams are for ages 3 through to 12. We’ve kept the age bracket broad as it’s important that kids of all ages are provided with the opportunity to play together – something that’s rarely afforded to them at school. In fact, it’s often only in the family context that children of all ages are invited to play together (think siblings and cousins).
That said, 12 year olds are welcome to participate in either the Kids Play Jams or the Teen Play Jams. Up to them!
All children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult parent or guardian.
Glorytells hosts Kids Play James on beautiful Bribie Island, a handy 70 minute drive from Brisbane’s CBD. These are short sessions or full days of play.
Our spacious playquarters are located 200 metres from Kakadu Beach, a waterfront parkland located on the exquisite Pumicestone Passage – a haven for dolphins, dugongs and migratory birds.
While children are encouraged to participate in all facilitated activities, there is absolutely no pressure to engage in an activity if you are uncomfortable doing so – for whatever reason.
Kids Play Jams are only hosted at Glorytells’ playquarters on Bribie Island.
3 Hour Kids Play Jam: $90/per adult (min 6, max 15 children). No charge for adult guardians.
Full Day Kids Play Jam: $150/per adult (min 6, max 15 adults). No charge for adult guardians.