Ekka Show Day

Underwood Early Learning Centre will be closed on Monday 13th August for the Ekka Show Day, this is because we are situated in Logan. The centre will be open on Wednesday the 15th of August when Brisbane has their show day holiday. In fact we have a great Incursion planned for the children with Belinda and Gecko from Revolution Learning on the Wednesday afternoon 
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Date Night

 We are holding another Date Night on Friday the 31st August. Start time is 6.30 pm till 9.30 pm cost for 1 child $30 2 children $50, 3 children $60. Sign up sheet is in the office now if you would like your child/children to attend. 
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July Newsletter

July Newsletter
Staff Changes   This month we welcome back Miss Kirston who will be returning  to work after maternity leave on the 16th July.   Miss Andrea will be leaving us on the 24th July to further her carer in teaching, we wish her all the success in the future. We are currently looking for a replacement teacher and as soon as I have a replacement teacher I will let ...
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Welcome to our June Newsletter

NurseryToddlersJunior Kindy Pre-KindyKindergarten ​This month in the toddler room they have been following their interests. Such as music and balls with tunnels, these have been followed through out the month and continuing. The music area have been a favourite with all the children, adding in small guitars and even a child sized piano. We hope to keep going with this for as long as they inte...
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Photo Day

 Don't forget photo day is this Wednesday 6th June. If its not your child's day to attend care they are still invited to come along and be in the class photo or have individual photos taken. Group photo times are as listed  Nursery - 9 am with Miss Allison & Faysha  Toddlers- 9.30 am with Miss Chloe & Kanako Junior Kindy - 10 am with Miss Mel & Kelly  Pre Kindy - 10...
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Baby Play Group

 We are holding a Baby Play Group, at Underwood Early Learning Centre starting on Monday 4th June and every Monday after. We would like mums and dads to feel that they can come together as a group for support, help, advice or just a chat in our Nursery.  Start time is 9am till 11am with light refreshments available. 
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May Newsletter

Welcome to all of our wonderful families, and our new families. I hope this cold weather is seeing you all well? We have had a very busy month here at Underwood and May is going to be no different with lots on the agenda. First off I want to say Happy Mother's Day  to all the great mums out there, Im sure you all got spoilt by your loved ones. We certainly enjoyed our waffle morning, and...
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Mothers Day Morning Tea

 We are holding a Mother's Day Morning Tea on Friday the 11th May, starting at 9.30 am. We are inviting all of our wonderful Mother's and grandmothers along to share with us. Food will be served at 9.30 am so please be on time as the young children will not wait for their food. RSVP on the parent notice in your parent pocket by the 8th May , We hope to see you all there. 
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Mother's Day Morning Tea

​We invite all the Mother's and Grandmothers to join us on Friday 11th May at 9.30 am  to share waffles with the children. Invites will be in your parent pockets, please indicate numbers coming for catering.   
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Date Night

Don't forget we have our very first Date Night this Tuesday, starting at 7 pm till 10 pm. $30 for 1 child $50 for 2 children and $60 for 3 children. Book your spot now don't miss out.  
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10 th Birthday party

Don't forget our 10th Birthday Disco this Friday night. Bring your picnic blanket or deck chairs and enjoy a fun night starts at 6.30 pm pizza and drinks provided 
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April Newsletter

Welcome to the April Newsletter, what a busy start to the year it has been.  With the Easter Bonnet parade last week and Saturday Yoga. I have attached some photos of both and I hope everyone is enjoying the extra activities. We are looking at running more yoga mornings, If you would like to take part in the Yoga sessions please let myself or Chloe know. We are keen to find the...
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Date Night

 Date Night We are holding a "Date Night" When :- Tuesday 24th April Time :- 7pm till 10pm Where:- Underwood Early Learning Centre Cost:- $30 for 1 child $50 for 2 children $60 for 3 children Book your Child/children into the centre for the night so you can enjoy a night child free, Limited spaces so get in quick,  We will be playing movies and providing popcorn. All money raised will go...
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10th Birthday Disco

  Download PDF File Here ​Attendance forms are now in your parent  pockets. Please fill in with the number of people attending on the night for catering purposes. We are looking forward to an awesome night of dancing. 
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Street Library

This is our new street Library, we hope you will take a book, give a book, share a book. its placed on the front landing for your convenience. This library is for everyone in the community so tell your family and friends, and we hope your enjoy reading more books.   
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Tooth brushing Centre

 Dear families, We recently provided a dental program here at Underwood Early Leanring Centre with the help of Queensland Health, providing toothbrushes and toothpaste where each day children that attended care  joined their friends in learning to brush their teeth. They learnt the concenept of wiggling the brush around in their mouth, the taste and texture of the brush and toothpas...
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Free Family Yoga Class

Underwood Early Learning Centre  will be holding a free yoga class for parents and their children on Saturday morning the 7th April, starting at 9 am. the class will only run for about 20 mins.  Miss Chloe with the help of Miss Mimi will be holding the class, it will be a great opportunity to try yoga for the first time with your child.  We encourage you to ask a frie...
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March Newsletter

From the Office  Welcome to our March Newsletter. We have a very busy time coming up at Underwood, with our 10th Birthday party in April, the Easter parade, Free Parent child Yoga sessions and date night child minding. We are also looking at adding a street library to the centre in the coming months, so keep an eye out for it out the front. it would be nice to be able to share books from...
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Toddlers Cooking

 Today the Toddlers made home made cookies with Miss Kanako. They were involved in every step of the process, from measuring, pouring, cracking the eggs, mixing, rolling out the dough. What interdependent little human beings, the children will eat one for afternoon tea today and the rest will be sent home for mums and dads to try 
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Immunisation Up Date

 Dear Families At Underwood Early Learning Centre, we strive to provide the highest quality care to our families and the school community. As part of our regular reviews, we have noticed that we do not have current notifications of your child's immunisation status. We require this notification to be compliant under the Education and Care Services National Regulation 88; 162 (f) and (g). Where...
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Parent Survey of the National Quality Standards

This Quality Area is about the Educational Program and Practice. if you could take the time to give us feed back so we can improve our service you and your family.  Quality Area 1: Educational program and practice This quality area of the National Quality Standard focuses on ensuring that the educational program and practice is stimulating and engaging and enhances children's learning and dev...
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February Newsletter

From the office  Welcome to my first newsletter back at Underwood. I'm so glad to be back at this amazing centre with all our amazing families. For families that don't know me please feel free to stop in one day and say hi so I can get to know you and your child/children. I'm always available to answer any question you might have, just send me an email, call or drop in. I look forward to catc...
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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 enrolled for at least two d...
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Parent Information Night

 Parent Information Night. ​ Families are invited to our Parent Information night on Tuesday 20th February. We will start at 6.15pm with an address from Leanne the centre Manager. 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. We ...
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January News

Hello and welcome to our first newsletter for 2018. We hope all our families had a relaxing Festive season and a Happy New Year. 2018 is welcoming us with exciting changes, starting with Miss Leanne returning in February to our Front Desk as Centre Manager from our Doolandella Centre. I know she is eager to re-connect with families and has missed interacting with our little ones. I would like to s...
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July News

Welcome families to our July newsletter what a great time of year, the weather is changing and it is also a wonderful time to experience these changes with the children. Just remember to layer clothing and pack extra clothes in case of accidents.   We have a couple of staff changes coming up in the next month or so. I only  ever make changes in the rooms during the middle of the yea...
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NBN and Free WiFi

We're proud to be leading the way ​KAL and Underwood Early Learning Centre are proud to announce that we just got the NBN installed.  The third Centre with a completed install out of all KAL Centres is very exciting. This means so much for our Centre, the staff and children. In room tablets and communication will be instant, the ability to educate with videos including streaming fro...
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June Newsletter

From the office  Welcome to another centre newsletter and welcome to our new families, I cant believe its June already.  Currently we are selling beanies and gloves towards our fundraising, one of our wonderful grandmothers has made these for us. They are only $5 each with many colours and designs to choose from. perfect for this cold weather.  Speaking of cold weather please make s...
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Photo Day

Photo Day - Tuesday 6th June 2017 Nursery 9am  Toddlers 9.30am  Junior Kindy 10am  Kindy 10.30am  Preschool 11am  
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Morning Yoga Class

Last weekend Miss Chloe and Miss Mimi attended  weekend Yoga seminar, through this course they are now qualified to teach children's Yoga classes. So I thought I would share some wonderful pictures for this mornings yoga class, and as you can see Kabel, Thomas, Ziya and Alexis have mastered some really great poses.
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Mother's Pamper Day

Thank you to all our Mothers, Grandmothers and special carers for coming to our pamper day. Here are just a few shots from this afternoon
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May Newsletter

From the office Hello and welcome to the May addition of our newsletter. Many of you may have noticed the trees around the centre have been trimmed back, and we are enjoying a lot more sunshine at this time of year. The children have been very observant and noticed that because the trees have gone so have the birds. So to bring back the birds they have come up with the idea to introduce bird feede...
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Under 8's Day

Preschool Class You are invited to join Eight Mile Plains State School for Under 8's Day. The children will be walking to Eight Mile Plains State School from the centre ( see attached Map) the children will need to be at the centre before 8.15am and ready to leave with a back pack, closed in shoes, hat, morning tea and a drink bottle. We need parent helpers to volunteer to help on the day. If it i...
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Mother's Day

Mother's Pamper Day  An invitation to all our wonderful mothers and grandmothers to a pamper day. Come along on Friday 12th May at 2.30pm,have your nails painted, soak for tired feet or have a beauty treatment done by your children. We hope you can all make it for a fun afternoon.  Please remember not to park your car in the car park next door to our centre, your car could be towed. ...
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Underwood Early Learning - April 2017

News from the Office ​Welcome to the April newsletter and to our new families that have joined us this month at Underwood, we look forward to many educational years together. I'm glad to say our families faired well during the recent storms, and the speed at which parents were able to collect the children on Thursday was amazing. It just hi lights the need to keep your contact details up to date a...
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Easter Parade and raffle winners

Easter Parade and raffle winners Thank you to everyone for coming to our Easter Parade today. A great time was had by all, and the children just love showing off for their families.  the winners of the raffles are.... 1st prize - McBryde family  2nd prize - Matt Bairstow 3rd prize - Olivia Rose Ashcroft 4th prize - Matt Bairstow 5th prize - Laurice Green  6th prize - Howard Oberle&n...
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Underwood Early Learning - March 2017

Welcome to our new families that are just joining us at Underwood ELC. We look forward to educating your children. The centre is going through a transformation with the painting inside and outside being done and the new signs going up last week, the gardens are next. We are all very happy with the new look as I'm sure you will be as well. The weather is starting to turn cool in the mornings, pleas...
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