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Review – Planes: Fire and Rescue

Review – Planes: Fire and Rescue

The second in the Planes series is not to be missed, we saw it in 3D and I have to say that the technology has come a long way. The movie follows Dusty and his trials as he damages his gearbox while out practicing for the annual Corn Fest Contest.  Upon landing he learns that his gearbox is no longer made … [Read More...]

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5 Awesome Baby Shower Gifts

Headed to a baby shower soon? Or just need a sweet gift for a new mum in your life? Here's 5 awesome gifts that the new mum will love (and use)! A Baby Carrier. Baby wearing is a bit foreign to new mums, but when they are up all night then all day with a crying baby who only wants to be held, their … [Read More...]

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Review – Googly Eyes

Draw the picture - your team guesses. Easy?!   AH - you have to wear The Googly Eyes. Review: Googly Eyes (Crown & Andrews) Age:  7 and up (although I found younger players can play by varying the rules) Players:  4-16 players Included Pieces: Playing board Pawns Die Glasses and 3 x … [Read More...]

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Lots on offer at Noosa Leisure Centre these school holidays

There's fun for all ages at Noosa Council's Noosa Leisure Centre these school holidays, with activities to suit tiny 1 year old toddlers right through to active teens. Jump Bunch Holiday Fun Classes (suits 1-5 year olds) will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the School Holidays.Classes for the 1-3 … [Read More...]

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Queensland families given the Best Start

Queensland kids will be given the best start to life with a new early literacy program coming to public libraries across the state. Premier Campbell Newman said the Best Start initiative was part of the Government’s response to the Queensland Plan and delivered on the election promise to revitalise … [Read More...]

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Win a family pass to the Sunny Coast Kids Family Expo

We have a double pass to give away for the Sunny Coast Kids Family Expo. Kids are free. Families will have access to a wealth of knowledge including how to get savvy with the technology their kids are using, family nutrition, the latest information on children’s activities and services and even GPS tracking … [Read More...]

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USC offers Headstart for high school students

High School students keen to kick off their tertiary studies early are invited to a special information session at the University of the Sunshine Coast at 6pm on Wednesday 10 September. USC will outline its award-winning Headstart program that enables Year 11 and 12 students to study university-level … [Read More...]

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Sea Creatures Bringing Smiles To Sick Kids

Sea stars, sea cucumbers and a fresh water turtle named Merlin brought smiles to the faces of sick children when Merlin’s Magic Wand took them and lots of other fascinating ocean artefacts to the Children’s Ward at Nambour Hospital. These cool ocean creatures were accompanied by two SEA LIFE education … [Read More...]

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AccessBars® for Children

AccessBars® for Children With Shennan Rae Thomas  What if it didn’t take much to totally transform your child’s experiences with stress, anxieties, tantrums, school, peers, family and daily routines? Parents are using AccessBars® to assist their children in having more fun and ease, and less stress and … [Read More...]

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Win one of 3 Tickety Toc Prize Packs

Tickety Toc is a gorgeous positive television program for pre-schoolers that airs on Nick Jr and is now available on DVD in Australia. Tickety Toc is a colourful animated series, which follows the fast-paced, energetic, comedic adventures of twins, Tommy and Tallulah and their remarkable friends as they race … [Read More...]

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My 5 Best Exercises for Pregnancy (that you can actually do)

Before you get pregnant, you think, there's no way I'm going to gain heaps of weight, and I'm not going to stop doing any of the active things I love. Then the first trimester kicks in, also known as the reality from hell, and thoughts of exercise are replaced with thoughts of sleep. Goals are flushed down … [Read More...]

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IFYS Foster Care

About the IFYS Foster Care Program IFYS has been providing foster care services to children and young people, in the care of the Department of Child Safety, since 1992. Like changes in government services and programs, foster care has not always been known as such and our program began its life as an … [Read More...]

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Little Ones Sleeping Solutions

Hi, I’m Emma Pryer from Little Ones Sleeping Solutions and I am a Certified Sleep SenseTM Consultant. I help families with their children’s sleep from newborns to 8 year olds. I am dedicated and passionate about helping parents learn the skills to teach their children to become independent, healthy … [Read More...]

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Win a Family Pass to see Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

We have a family pas to see Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at Birch Carroll and Coyle in Maroochydore on this weekend Sept 5-7 Our four favourite crime fighting turtles - Raphael, Michelangelo, Leonardo & Donatello are hitting the big screen, with the hot Megan Fox! Produced by Michael Bay, this is one … [Read More...]

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Win a Family Pass to see Planes: Fire & Rescue

We have a family pas to see Planes: Fire & Rescue at Birch Carroll and Coyle in Maroochydore on Sept 7 at 10:30am "Planes: Fire & Rescue" is a new comedy-adventure about second chances, featuring a dynamic crew of elite firefighting aircraft devoted to protecting historic Piston Peak National Park … [Read More...]

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Win a Family Pass to see Legends of Oz

We have a family pass to see Legends of Oz at Birch Carroll and Coyle in Maroochydore on the weekend of Sept 6-7 "Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return" is a 3D-animated musical based on the adventure books by Roger Stanton Baum, the great-grandson of L. Frank Baum. A continuation of one of the worlds most … [Read More...]

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New teachers set for success in 2015 

Queensland children will continue to have the best learning environment at their schools with the state’s newest teachers being given more support to improve their skills in the classroom from 2015. Minister for Education, Training and Employment John-Paul Langbroek today congratulated more than 500 … [Read More...]