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Early Childhood Resources Market (ECRM2024)

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The Early Childhood Resources Market provides early childhood professionals, families, our local community and beyond with the opportunity to shop in the comfort of a free indoor, air-conditioned market area.

ECRM Newcastle is proudly organised by Natural Play for Children. Our 2023 market may have been postponed, but we will be back in July 2024 for another amazing market day.

Our indoor market day brings together carefully curated range of Australian Small Businesses all under one roof at Club Macquarie in the main auditorium, showcasing quality resources and services specific to needs of early childhood services, educators, teachers, families and young children. ECRM Newcastle is open from 10am to 2pm on Saturday, 27th July, 2024.

On market day you will be able to choose from a range of:-

  • Australian Made Resources
  • Crochet Toys and gifts
  • Handmade Peg Dolls
  • Preloved and New Children's Books
  • Indigenous Toys and Games
  • Craft Kits
  • Games and Puzzles
  • Nature Play Resources
  • Educator Books
  • Felted Play Mats
  • Wooden Toys
  • Quality Preloved toys and games
  • Support for Early Childhood Educators
  • Yoga for Children
  • Dancing Ribbons
  • Hand Painted Playsilks 
  • Native Bush Foods and gifts
  • And a quaint mix of Fair Trade resources

The vendors joining us so far for ECRM2024 are as follows:-

* ASK Counselling (unable to exhibit)
* Auntytreenie
* Creative Crochet
* Creative Koala (new vendor)
* Cree’s Aboriginal Art
* Education National
* Empowered Minds Training & Consulting (new vendor)
* Vicki Fraser (new vendor - Educator destash - Cash Only Sales)
* Inspired EC
* Koori Curriculum
* KIPI Kreative
* Marie Armstrong Author (new vendor)
* My Sensory Mind (new vendor)
* Natured Beginnings
* Oz Tukka
* Play Discover Learn and The Book Place by Play Discover Learn
* ReNewy Living
* Wonderful Me
* Spotto Books (new vendor)
* Nana's Weighted Blankets (new vendor)
* Ella de la Motte EC Consultancy (new vendor0
* Natural Play for Children (ECRM Organiser)
with more vendors still yet to be confirmed…

Book your free ticket now and please subscribe to receive market updates to learn who our amazing Vendors will be at ECRM2024 on Saturday, 27th July, 2024!  All ticket holders go into the draw to win an Early Shopper Pass!  This is your chance to have the whole auditorium to yourself for one hour from 9am to 10am and be the first to shop at ECRM2024.

ECRM Newcastle is a free indoor community market perfect for:-

  • Early Childhood Educators and Teachers
  • Home Schoolers
  • Primary School Teachers
  • Early Education and Care Services
  • Family Day Care Schemes and Educators
  • Out of School Hours Services
  • Vacation Care 
  • Playgroups
  • Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles
  • Families
    and the young at heart...

  • Please keep checking back on our page for updates. We are all very excited to be meeting up with everyone again in 2024, there truly is nothing quite like that hands-on market experience that is the Early Childhood Resources Market (ECRM Newcastle). 

                                             The Early Childhood Resources Market   -   Proudly Supporting Australian Small Business

                                                                                       Together We Can Do Anything!

    Follow us online, ECRM Important Links:-

    ECRM Website:   Early Childhood Resources Market (
    Contact: Maureen Hayes
    Phone:  (02) 4040-5365 or (0478) 609425

    Insta:   ECRM Early Childhood Market (@earlychildhoodresourcesmarket)

    Facebook:  ECRM Facebook

    Market Venue:  Club Macquarie
    Main Auditorium
    458 Lake Road, ARGENTON NSW 2284  
    Ph:  (02) 4911-9500

    Market Organiser Links:
    NPFC Website:
       Natural Play for Children
    Contact:  Maureen Hayes
    Phone:  (02) 4040-5365 or (0478) 609425

    Insta:  Natural Play for Children (@naturalplayforchildren)

    Facebook:  NPFC Facebook

    Local Accommodation Links: 
    Macquaire 4 Star  Located directly behind Club Macquarie
    Pippi's at the Point - nearby in Speers Point
    Warners at the Bay
    - nearby in Warners Bay
    The Esplanade Motel
    - nearby in Warners Bay

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