Lewisham Children & Family Centre

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update:

All Lewisham Children and Family Centres are closed until further notice and all face to face contacts are currently suspended. 

We are working to try and bring information and support to you in others ways and more information will be available once we have plans in place. 

Below are links to websites that might be useful, as well as regular blog posts with activity ideas and latest news.  

You can also find information on our Facebook and Instagram pages. 

You can contact us for support and someone will be in touch as quick as we can.

Jo Cooper

The Great Outdoors

Hello everyone. I’m Donna an Early Years Practitioner and Henry Facilitator at our children’s Centre’s in Lewisham. Hope you are all keeping well. Now we are able to spend more time outdoors and with the school holidays now here, let’s talk a little about why we should encourage our children to get outdoors and have…

Feel the grass

My name is Anne I am an Early Years Practitioner and trained Henry Facilitator and I run the Little Explorers sessions for the last couple of weeks we have been using Five to Thrive looking at how your baby’s brain grows better, when you do five simple things that feed the brain RESPOND, CUDDLE.RELAX, PLAY,…

Role Play and Superheros

Hello everybody, I’m Donna an Early Years Practitioner and trained Henry Facilitator and I hope you are all well and enjoying being out and about more. This week we are looking at Role play and Superheros. If you have young children, you will probably know how much they enjoy role play and dressing up as…

Hidden Lewisham – Downham Woodland Walk

Welcome to our new series: Hidden Lewisham. Our borough has some real treasures including ancient woodlands, streams and rivers. As lockdown measures ease some of us are finding ourselves a bit bored with our local area so we wanted to share some of our favourite hidden spots across the borough with you. We’ve also made…

Baby Talk – Communicating with your Baby

Hello everyone, My name is Anne I am an Early Years Practitioner and trained Henry Facilitator. I run the Little Explorers sessions and for the last couple of weeks we have been using Five to Thrive, looking at how your baby’s brain grows better, when you do five simple things that feed the brain RESPOND,…

Why is sleep important for our health? 

Why is sleep important for our health? Every living creature needs to sleep. Our body and brain cannot function optimally without sleep.  Like eating healthily and exercising, getting enough restful sleep is critical to good health. Sleep allows our body to rest and restore energy, playing a key role in helping our body repair itself.…

Emotional Well-being Support for Children

Roundabout has launched a new FREE PHONE CONSULTATION SERVICE for teachers/school staff working with children in school settings, or parents/carers at home looking after children, to talk through how to support the emotional well-being of children using creative techniques, via a one-off phone consultation. This service will be available throughout July, September and October. For…

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