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December Newsletter

Activities and Centre Closure 

Welcome to December,

Below are just a few reminders for the week ahead:

Friday, 13 of December, centre Christmas Party,3pm - 6pm. There will be a singing performance by the children of Blossom 1, Poppies 1& 2 children at 3pm.

It will be followed by a magic show for all at 3.30pm in the foyer.

There will be a jumping castle, food, fairy floss, snow cones and plenty of fun activities as well as a visit from Santa.

Please join us, have fun with your children and celebrate the spirit of Christmas.

Saturday, 14 of December, kindergarten Graduation celebration will be held at Sunnybank Hall at 5.30 pm. Please bring your child no later than 5.15pm to get your child prepared. Address: Corner Lister & Gager Street, Sunnybank 4109. The graduation gowns will be provided, please return the gowns to the teacher after the ceremony.

Centre Closure:

We will be closed at 6pm on 24/12/19,  25/12/19, 26/12/29 and 01/01/20

2020 Booking Process: Please return the fully completed enrolment form and re enrolment form to confirm your future bookings. Due to the limited time left in the year, I am requesting that this process be completed as soon as possible. If your child no longer requires care in 2020, please complete a termination form and return it to Caitlin or Amanda. Two weeks notification is required to terminate a booking.

Vocation care: We offer a wide range of excursions/incursions and fun activities in vocation care. If you are interested in, please complete an enrolment form and return it to Caitlin or Amanda. Please see below the vocation care schedule.

Monday 16 December

Sky zone

Tuesday 17 December

Master chef day

Wednesday18 December

I play

Thursday 19 December

Scooter day

Friday 20 December

Recycle day

Put your jumping shoes on because today we will be going to Sky Zone. The best indoor trampoline centre in Brisbane.

Please remember to bring your socks J

extra cost $15

Get your Chef hats ready for a fantastic day of cooking and food themed activities. We will be creating some delicious foods that we will then be able to eat for lunch…. Yay.

No extra cost

From arcade machines to car racing, high ropes to rock-climbing, we will have such an amazing day at I play.

extra cost $15

Today we are having a 'Scooter Day' so bring along your scooter. We'll be setting up a track Please don't forget to bring your helmet!

No extra cost

Today we will be staying at the centre and doing various activities for recycle day, we will learn the importance of recycling to help our environment.

No extra cost

Monday 23 December

Christmas presents & cooking

Tuesday 24 December

Christmas activities

Wednesday 25 December


Thursday 26 December


Friday 27 December


Today we will be making special Christmas presents and delicious Christmas foods for our families. We will have Christmas music, activities and movies as well.

No extra cost

In preparation for Christmas Day tomorrow we will be getting in the spirit with Christmas music, activities and movies….

Come dressed in your favourite Christmas outfit to make the day feel even more special

Ho Ho Ho

No extra cost



Today we will be heading to AMF bowling at mount Gravatt to play 2 games of ten pin bowling. Don't forget socks. Get ready to put your bowling shoes on and see who will be crowned the winner.

extra cost $15

Monday 30

Science centre & museum

Tuesday 31

Aged care visit

Wednesday 1


Thursday 2

Bush walk

Friday 3 January

Dress up day

Today we will be heading to the science centre and museum at Southbank to look at all the sites in the museum and the new and improved science centre.

extra cost $10

Piptree have connected with Arcare retirement village so today we have organised to go and have morning tea with the elderly members of the community and get to know one another as well as do some craft.

No extra cost


Today put your runners on as we will be heading to whites hill reserve to walk the bush tracks. Don't forget your water bottle as this is a big walk.

No extra cost

Today come dressed up in your favourite dress ups. We will be setting up various games to play depending on the children's interests.

No extra cost

Monday 6 January

Water day

Tuesday 7 January

Arts & crafts

Wednesday 8 January

Picnic in the park

Thursday 9 January

Time zone

Friday 10 January

Crazy hair day

Today we will be setting up the water troughs and hoses to cool us down.

Please bring extra clothes and a towel to change.

No extra cost

Today we will be bringing out our creative side and making various arts and craft activities.

No extra cost

Today we will be heading to the park for a play and picnic.

No extra cost

Today we will be heading to Timezone at Surfers Paradise to play the unlimited games, dodgems and laser skirmish they have on offer

extra cost $20

Today come with your craziest hair creation. We will be doing different "crazy" activities to match our crazy hair styles.

No extra cost

Monday 13 January

Woolworths tour

Tuesday 14 January

Sports day

Wednesday 15 January


Thursday 16 January

Better piptree & gardens

Friday 17 January

New farm park

Today we will be jumping on a bus to warrigal square to do a woolworths fresh tour. We will get to see all the fresh sections and how the bread is made in the bakery.

No extra cost

Today we will setting up a range of sport activities and doing a mini Olympics day. There will be ball games, running races and relay races.

No extra cost

Today we will be jumping on a bus to see a movie at Southbank Cinemas. Popcorn and drink included.

Extra Cost $15

Today we will be transforming the centre by planting different plants and fixing our gardens. We will plant some fruit and vegetable plants and try to make some worm juice to help them grow

No extra cost

Today we will be heading to new farm park to play on the playground equipment. The children will get to play various games including the floor is lava, red rover and tiggy out and about in the park.

No extra cost

Monday 20 January

Board game day

Tuesday 21 January

Environment day

Wednesday 22 January

Science day

Thursday 23 January

Boggo road goal

Friday 24 January

Australia day celebrations

Today bring your favourite bored game to play with your friends. There will be monopoly, connect 4 and Jenga.

No extra cost

Today we will looking at what is good for our environment and create activities that encourage a positive change to our environment.

No extra cost

Today we will be making various science experiments consisting of making bath bombs, slime and putty.

No extra cost

Today we will be jumping on a bus to Dutton park to Boggo Road Goal to do a tour of the old goal. The tour guide will give us an educational tour on the history of the goal.

Extra Cost $15

In preparation for Australia day we will be doing some activities, learning about Australia day and celebrating with Australian foods including lamingtons and meat pies.

No extra cost

Sun safety: as the weather is getting really hot, we would like all the families to address the sun safety with your children, encouraging them to wear hat, apply sunscreen, and put on protective clothes.

As always, if you have any questions or suggestions, please don't hesitate to contact the service. The best person to speak to is Caitlin.

Wish you all a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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