Siona

PLAYGROUP LEADER

Hometown: Vancouver, Canada

Experience: 26 years (23 with Open Door Basel)

Favourite playgroup projects: crafts, singing action songs & teaching children new things

Hobbies: gardening (it calms me!)

Irene

PLAYGROUP & ARTS LEADERĀ 

Hometown: Edinburgh, Scotland

Experience: 25 years (two with Open Door Basel)

Favourite playgroup projects: Open Door projects, painting with the children

Hobbies: painting, also!

Karen

PLAYGROUP LEADER

Hometown: Tristan da Cunha, South Atlantic Ocean

Experience: 14 years (five with Open Door Basel)

Favourite playgroup projects: singing, dancing, interacting with children and, of course, making them laugh!

Hobbies: spending time with my two girls, reading, walking, dancing, playing the guitar and socialising with friends

Julie

PLAYGROUP SUBSTITUTE

Hometown: Chennai, India

Experience: four years (two with Open Door Basel)

Favourite playgroup projects: taking the children on Discovery trips, as well as yoga and crafts

Hobbies: hiking, cooking and listening to music