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ToyBox sensory toy library

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The Kites ToyBox is a sensory toy library that connects families and therapists with toys, resources and information to support play and development for children living with developmental challenges.

We have over 4,500 toys, including the largest collection of switch adapted toys in the southern hemisphere.

The range includes toys for children of all needs and abilities. We’re here to help your child reach their specific goals through play.

We have a number of membership options, depending on the funding available for:

  • Families with or without NDIS funding
  • Allied Health Professional students
  • Allied Health Professionals

Sensory toy categories

Searching for a toy that matches your child’s interest and development is made easy, with the following toy categories:

  • Construction — perceptual motor development
  • Cause and effect
  • Communication
  • Concepts and reasoning
  • Fine motor — sensory and perceptual motor development
  • Games — conceptual and abstract reasoning
  • Gross motor
  • Imaginative play
  • Language
  • Literacy and numeracy
  • Music
  • Play Boxes
  • Puzzles
  • Self-awareness
  • Sensory activities
  • Story bags
  • Switches and adapted resources
  • Visual perception

View the complete sensory toy catalogue

To view our range of toys available on loan, please visit the Kites ToyBox catalogue (link opens in new window).

For more information on Kites ToyBox please contact us toybox@kitestherapy.org.au or (08) 9311 8222.

ToyBox opening hours

By appointment only, 9:00am – 5:00pm Monday to Friday.

We have dedicated drop-in hours for families to borrow and return toys without an appointment.

Drop in hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30am – 12:30pm

Appointments outside of these times can be made by contacting our team via phone (08) 9311 8222 or email toybox@kitestherapy.org.au.

Location

16 Sunbury Rd, Victoria Park. Entry is via the car park and dedicated parking bays are available close to the door.

Apply for ToyBox membership

Toybox Membership (incl. online payment)
Please note that fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.

Toybox membership options

Please choose Toybox membership option (per year)*

Children using Toybox

Number of children who will be using ToyBox?

Child 1

Gender
Child 1: What funding is available?
Child 1: Do you have NDIS funding with a consumables budget?
Child 1: How is your NDIS plan managed?
What are the plan dates (start and end dates) for this child’s current NDIS plan?

Child 1 Plan Manager Details

Please provide the Plan Management Agency details so that we can invoice them directly.

Child 2

Gender
Child 2: What funding is available?
Child 2: Do you have NDIS funding with a consumables budget?
Child 2: How is your NDIS plan managed?
What are the plan dates (start and end dates) for this child’s current NDIS plan?

Child 2 Plan Manager Details

Please provide the Plan Management Agency details so that we can invoice them directly.

Child 3

Gender

Are you making a referral?

Are you a referrer, referring a child/family to Kites ToyBox?*
Are the parent/guardians aware of and have consented to this referral?*
Before submitting this form the referrer must ensure that the carer(s) are aware of and have consented to being referred to Kites Children's Therapy. A referral cannot be submitted or accepted without consent.
Do we have permission to email a copy of this referral to the parent/guardians?*

Your Contact Details

Address*
Address
Suburb / Town
State
Postcode

Family Contact Details

Address*
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Suburb / Town
State
Postcode

Terms and Conditions

Membership
Annual Memberships are available for families and professionals.

Reservations
Items may be reserved via the online catalogue. Members will receive notifications via email once reserved items become available. Once they are notified members have two weeks to collect the item.

General
* Please take good care of all items. Any damages to resources incurred during the loan period must be brought to the attention of Kites ToyBox staff upon return of the item.

*If resources are found to be damaged at the time of borrowing, please notify staff within 10 days of the loan. A replacement cost charge may be issued for items that are lost or damaged.

* Clean items with suitable detergent and disinfectant prior to returning them.

* These toys are your responsibility. Please do not share resources outside of your home.

* Members will not be permitted to borrow items if they have outstanding charges or overdue items on loan.

* Members are required to supply and remove batteries as necessary with the exception of some of the aided language and switch adapted devices, which have battery cases that are difficult to access.

NDIS
If you have NDIS funding Kites ToyBox will claim from the NDIS or invoice you within one month of the service delivered. We will submit final payment requests no later than 30 days from the end of your Service Booking. Kites ToyBox will only claim for a support once delivered.

Feedback
The team at Kites ToyBox are committed to providing you with high quality services that meet your needs. We encourage and appreciate your feedback about our services.

Supervision
Kites ToyBox staff are available to provide support in the selection of toys, resources, and information. It is the member’s responsibility to ensure adequate supervision is provided at the premises and with items loaned, and that items selected are suitable. Specific advice regarding the use of resources for your child’s individual needs should be discussed with your child’s therapy team or teacher.

Responsibility
The member (both in your personal capacity and on behalf of your child) assumes all of the risks associated with use of the toys to the maximum extent possible at law and agrees to release, hold harmless, and indemnify Kites ToyBox against all actions, claims, suits, costs, expenses, demands, and damages whatsoever arising out of, or caused by, your use of Kites ToyBox toys.

Reviews
The membership prices and the terms and conditions of membership will be reviewed on a regular basis.

Accept Terms and Conditions

I have read, understood and agree to abide by the Terms and Conditions of Kites ToyBox membership