June Newsletter

The News in June! ​It has definitely turned out to be a chilly start to the winter season. We are certainly feeling the cold this year. But with this season comes many opportunities for the children to explore the weather, their senses and nature. Who has tried drawing on frosty windows, blowing "smoke" in the cold air or listening to the wind? With this in mind our routines will be changing a lit...

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Parent Teacher Interviews

​ Parent Teacher Interviews Our mid year parent teacher interviews will be occurring from 25th June through to 29th June.  There are booking sheets in all rooms so if you would like an interview please see your child's teacher to book a time. Interviews are 15 minutes in duration and we kindly ask that you turn up on time once you have locked in a session.  Thank you. Enter you...

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4th July

​ G'Day USA 4th July Party  Wednesday 4th July  Come along and have some 4th of July fun. Dress up as something or someone representing the United States of America.  We will be playing games, tasting some cuisine and creating crafts. There will be awards for BEST FANCY DRESS OUTFITS Here are a few ideas for Fancy dress American Celebrities American sports players American President...

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Dont forget tomorrow 6th June is Queensland Day. Come along in your Queensland colours to support our state!  

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Pirate Day Friday

​ Pirate Day Friday When? Friday 8th June What to wear? Your best Pirate outfit What to bring? A gold coin donation for research into children's brain cancer.  We are having our first Pirate day for 2018 on Friday 8th June. All proceeds will go towards The Kids Cancer Project and The Adventurers to raise money for scientific research into children's cancer.  About Us | Pirate D...

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Date Night Fundraiser

 Date Night Friday 15th June ​Parents! Enjoy a night out while we take care of your little ones.  Children are invited to come and join us for a night of Pizza, popcorn, movies and crafts. Time: 7pm to 11pm Cost: $30 one child, $50 two children What to bring: Children wear your PJ's and bring a cosy pillow and blanket. Parents please send any comforters your child may require. ...

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May Newsletter

From the Office Welcome Families. We are definitely feeling the Autumn weather coming in. The days are becoming cooler and we are starting to pull out our long sleeves. This is such an amazing season with so many opportunities to explore nature. It also brings with it some of chilly mornings and afternoons so please ensure your little ones have some warm clothes and shoes with them ...

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​ Dance A Long NAIDOC Show ​Date: Thursday 24th May Time: 10 am Cost: $7 per child, payable to the office please :) ​Dance A long will be presenting their NAIDOC show in May. This show explores indigenous culture and celebrates the history, culture and achievements of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People. It also explores some of the countries of origin of our newer Australians.&n...

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Mothers Day Afternoon

Mothers Day Activity Afternoon 2018 ​Date ​Friday 11th May ​Time ​2.30pm ​What to bring​Just yourselves and your smiles ​We would like to invite all of our Cannon Hill mums and grandmas to our fun activity afternoon on 11th May. There will be a yummy afternoon tea provided and baked by the centre children, fun activities and photos to capture your memories. We will also be drawing our Mothers...

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March Newsletter

From the office Hello Families and welcome to March.  It is almost the end of term 1 and the children are busily preparing for Easter and the holidays.  It has been a very exciting first term with quite a few events happening throughout the past months.  Thank you to all of our families who participated in our Cultural Banquets for Harmony Day. This was truly a wonderful experience ...

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Blue Day for Autism

​ Wear Your Blue Colours on Tuesday 3rd April  World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) aims to put a spotlight on the hurdles that people with autism – and others living with autism – face every day. As a growing global health issue owing to its increasing exposure in the press and common knowledge, autism is an issue that is only gaining more understanding – and WAAD activities are planned every y...

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Taste of Harmony - Our Multicultural Banquet

 A Taste of Harmony celebrates diversity in Australian workplaces by encouraging colleagues to share food and stories from different cultural backgrounds from across the globe We are asking families to participate in this event and bring in a dish representing your cultural heritage for children to share. Along with your dish we request that you write down the name, country of origin and ingr...

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Funky Hair Day 2018

​ Funky Hair Day When: Thursday 15th March  Come along with your Craziest Hairstyle or let our educators assist with our coloured sprays and chalk.  Please bring along a gold coin donation. All proceeds will be forwarded to the Cancer Council.  Its going to be a crazy, fun day of colour and laughter!!!!!

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February Newsletter

From the office Welcome to 2018 everyone. It has been a wonderful start to our new year.   We have met so many new families and children in the past weeks and we hope you are all settling in well to our centre family.. we would also like to welcome back our continuing families and thank you all for you love and support. Our term started off with our Parent Information night in ...

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Referral Incentive

Would you like 2 weeks free care?    Dear Families, We are offering a referral incentive to our current families of two weeks free care to anyone who refers a new family to our centre The conditions are outlined as follows: In order for current parents to be eligible for two weeks free care a new family must: 1.Be referred to the centre by a current attending family 2.Be e...

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Parent Information Night 2018

Parent Information Night. ​Families are invited to our Parent Information night on Monday 5th February. The evenings schedule is as follows: 6.15-6.45pm: Address by Centre Manager 6.45-7.30pm: Individual room information sessions with educators.  We respectfully request that parents attend alone and make alternative arrangements for children so that we can all focus on information sharing.

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December Newsletter

​ December News ​Wow! Here we are at the end of the year already! Christmas is just around the corner and this will be our last newsletter for 2017. Thank you to all who attended our centre Christmas party last Friday night. It was AMAZING! We hope you all had a wonderful time. If you have any photos that you would like to share please send them through to the centre as we were so busy our staff d...

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Centre Christmas Party

Centre Christmas Party Friday 8th December 6.30pm Dont forget our Centre Christmas Party is this Friday evening. Doors open at 6.30pm Please bring a plate of yummy treats to share. If you have not already done so please bring in a wrapped book to the office with your child's name clearly marked on it. This is for Santa to hand out to your child.  We are having some competitions and raffles th...

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November Newsletter

​From the Office Can you believe that the end of year is almost here? Where has the time gone. It seems like only yesterday we were welcoming our new families and friends and beginning our new classes for 2017. It has been such a busy year developing long lasting relationships and making new connections. And now 2017 is coming to a close with end of year experiences and events just around the corn...

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Talk like a Pirate day!

Your children are welcome to join us on September 19th to dress up and join in on the fun on Talk Like a Pirate Day!

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September Newsletter

From the Office ​ Spring has finally sprung! Our weather is warming up and the flowers in our garden are blooming. The children have all been working hard caring for our developing gardens in the yard. Even our nursery and toddler children have helped out with the assistance of some Pre-schoolers. Our outdoor environment has been buzzing with activity as the children participate in many diffe...

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'When I Grow Up' show

'When I Grow Up' show Date: ​Tuesday, 12th September ​Time:​10am​Cost:​$7.00  If your child is not booked in on the Tuesday, they are still welcome to attend with their parent. Please hand in the $7.00 to staff or the office before the day. 

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Fathers Day Activity Afternoon

  A fun afternoon for Dads! ​When? ​Friday 1st September ​Time? ​​2.30pm ​Where?​​Cannon Hill Early Learning Centre We would like to invite our dads, grand dads and uncles down to the centre on Friday afternoon for some fun activities to celebrate Fathers Day. Our afternoon will begin at 2.30pm. Our children and teachers have organised some activities that Dads and their children can do toget...

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August News

​ News this August. Hello families and welcome to another office edition of our newsletter. We have had alot of activity within the centre over the last month.  Rackley Swim School Instructors,Cheryl and Stacey visited our older rooms to talk about water safety. Living in the Queensland where the weather is warm and swimming and water play are extremely common, this is such an important subje...

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Book Week Parade

Book Week Parade ​When ​​Thursday 24th August ​Time ​10am Book week 2017 is from 19th-26th August. During book week we celebrate Australian children's book literature in different ways. The theme for this years book week is  "Escape to Everywhere". Where do you escape from the world to read? How many different ways can you escape when reading? Into imagination? To another country or fantasy-l...

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Water Safety Talk

Rackley Swim School visit Hello families,  Next Thursday 10th August the swimming instructors from Rackley Swim School at the Colmslie Pool will be visiting our centre.  They will be speaking with our 2-5year olds about water safety. It is so important that our children are knowledgeable in how to be safe in and around water and this is a great opportunity to invite other members of our ...

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Centre Pie Drive

Get your Pie orders in this week for a yummy winter treat! Hello families, Our annual pie drive has been running for a few weeks now and we are coming into the final week so please collect your orders and money and bring them to the office by this Friday 4th August. If you have misplaced your order form we have spare ones on the front counter. Don't miss out on some yummy pies from Homestyle Bake....

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July Newsletter

From the Office Welcome to our July Newsletter. Winter is in full swing and we are seeing some very cold mornings and evenings now. We are also having some lovely sunny winter days which have enticed our children outdoors to enjoy their curriculum in the sunshine. Upon walking through the centre I have encountered the children and educators participating in some interesting and educational experie...

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Parent Teacher Interviews

July 24th-August 4th 2017 ​Over the next two weeks our educators will be conducting parent teacher interviews. Availability time charts have been posted on all room doors. If you would like to book an interview time please add your name into a time slot. Interviews are 15 minutes in duration and we ask that you please be on time and understand that our staff are working to a schedule with many oth...

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Pyjama Day

​National Pyjama Day is this Friday  21st July. Wear your favourite bedtime attire for the day to help support children in foster care.

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June Newsletter 2017

From the Office Welcome everyone to our half yearly newsletter. Over the past month we have been extremely busy organizing our new Facebook page and website. For those of you who have not liked our page please follow us on facebook here :) We will be regularly posting notices and the children's experiences on our pages so they are easy for you to view. ​Staffing   It is with heavy hearts...

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Centre Disco 14 July 2017

​Centre Disco When?​ Friday 14th July​​​ Where?​ Cannon Hill Early Learning Centre​ Time?​6.30pm-8.30pm​Cost?​$5 per child. Please order tickets through Mickey's post box in the front foyer.​Theme?​Disney.​ ​Our annual centre disco is on again! Come along in your favourite Disney outfit for a night of fun, games and dancing.

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Photo Day 2017

​ Centre Photos. Our centre photo day is Tuesday 20th June. The following schedule has been set by Geoff  from Little Images. If your child does not usually attend on Tuesdays you are still very welcome to bring them down for photographs. If you would like individual photos please arrive approximately 15 minutes before your class photo time. Order forms are out in children's pockets. Sibling ...

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Family Morning Tea

We would like to invite all families to morning tea at the centre. We will have a collection box for donations to raise funds for The Cancer Council. Our children and staff are baking for the occasion so please come along and join in our morning activities. ​When  ​​Wednesday 24th May ​Time  ​9.30am-11.00am ​Where ​Cannon Hill Early Learning Centre

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May Newsletter

From the Office Hello to all of our families and friends and welcome to another month of activity at Cannon Hill.   Our children have all been working very hard on creating Mothers day surprises for all the special mums out there. It has been wonderful walking through the rooms and seeing them all hard at work on their gifts. I am sure there will be smiles all around on Mothers Day !&nbs...

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Mothers Day Afternoon-Friday 12th May

We would  like to invite our wonderful mothers and grandmothers to our Mothers Day afternoon on Friday at 2.30pm. Come along for some pampering and join in some fun activities with your children. Please RSVP to the office or room staff if you are coming along. We cant wait to see you all there. ​When ​​Friday 12th May 2.30pm ​​Where ​​Cannon Hill Early Learning Centre ​​What​​Mother's Day Aft...

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Bike Day | 9th May

​Next Tuesday 9th May is Bike Day at Cannon Hill. Children can bring along their bikes and scooters for a fun day on wheels. Upon arriving at the centre please bring all bikes and scooters to your child's room. Don't forget your helmet!

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April 2017

From The Office Hello everyone and welcome to our monthly newsletter. We have welcomed some new families and friend to our centre and we hope you are all settling in well. Please do not hesitate to approach our educators if you require any information or assistance. I hope that you all had a safe and Happy Easter break. Many of you have been sending through photographs of your children's adventure...

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Cannon Hill - Easter Bonnet Parade - 13 April 2017

Hello Families, Don't forget next Thursday 13th April is our Easter Bonnet Parade at 10.30am. Parents are invited to come along and join in the fun. There will be awards for children who come along with their fun Easter creation. This is a great opportunity to get creative and help your children with a special project. We cant wait to see all the wonderful Easter bonnets come through the door.

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