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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Planes Fire and Rescue Fathers Day screening

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...]


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...]

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Mass Tree Planting Day

Caloundra Christian College students spent a day investing into their environment by holding a mass tree planting day last week. The eighty native, fruit and bush-tucker trees were generously donated by Bunnings Warehouse Caloundra. Students were guided by staff from Bunnings who came along to assist the … [Read More...]


Integrity Wealth Planning

Financial Planning Advice: Let us help protect your Family At Integrity Wealth Planners, we explore your life situation so we fully understand where you’re at and where you want to go. Whether we help you grow your wealth to improve your lifestyle and protect your family or take the complexity out of … [Read More...]


Immunisation rates now online

Data on current rates of immunisation for regions across Queensland will be published on the Government’s health performance website from today. The measure – a further bid to strengthen public support for vaccination - follows the launch of the Government’s multi-million dollar Queensland Immunisation … [Read More...]

Excitement is building for the Sunny Coast Kids Family Expo.  Event organiser Lara Hodgson with son Hawker, Simon da Roza from iStaysafe who will be showcasing the TicTocTrack GPS watch at the Expo and Arianne Hoyle and Samantha Spunner, from Sinchies Reusable Pouches.

Inaugural Family Expo a rich resource for parents

Two great local business owners,  Sunny Coast Kids family website owner Lara Hodgson and Kylie Martin owner of  Chatter-boxes Speech Pathology Services, have come together to create the inaugural Sunny Coast Kids Family Expo which will be held at Lake Kawana Community Centre on September 24. Families will … [Read More...]

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Student outcomes key in performance reviews

Queensland children will have the best possible start to their education, with a strengthened teacher performance review process becoming compulsory at state schools from the start of the 2015 year. Minister for Education, Training and Employment John-Paul Langbroek made the announcement with the Queensland … [Read More...]

Sunnykids My Dad's Day Out Flyer

Make your dad king this Father’s Day

With Father’s day fast approaching, it’s time to celebrate the great role Dads play at the SunnyKids, ‘My Dads Day Out’ celebration at Aussie World Saturday September 6. CEO of SunnyKids Chris Turner said the event was a celebration of all Dads across the Sunshine Coast and encouraged families to come out … [Read More...]


Counting By Sevens

Counting By Sevens by Holly Goldberg Sloan Published by Scholastic Australia 2014 Review by Lizzy Reedman Description: Twelve year old Willow Chance was adopted as a baby to two loving quirky guardians. So when her guardians unexpectedly die, she sees the world differently and sees life challenges from a … [Read More...]

One Rule for Jack

One Rule for Jack

Written by: Sally Morgan and Ezekiel Kwaymullina Illustrated by: Craig Smith Published by: Omnibus Books for Scholastic Australia Jack thinks he is clever, coming up with a rule that will help him avoid doing the jobs his parents want him to do around the house. But he hasn't outsmarted anyone - Grandma … [Read More...]

annabel karmel quick and easy weaning

Quick and Easy Weaning – Annabel Karmel

Author: Annabel Karmel 'Weaning you baby is a tricky milestone for any parent, but Britain's number-one expert on child nutrition, Annabel Karmel, is here to help!' Review: This is the latest book from bestselling author, Annabel Karmel. Quick and Easy Weaning, features 100 recipes to easily … [Read More...]


Review – Reservoir Dad

Author: Clint Greagen Publisher: Random House Australia 'A wickedly funny and irreverent chronicler of real life in today's parenting trenches, whether he's making us guffaw or ‘scrisper' (a scream, tempered by a whisper, honed to perfection from wrangling four small boys on planes, trains, automobiles … [Read More...]

EJ12 Girl Hero Ciao EJ

EJ12 Girl Hero – Ciao EJ!

Written by: Susannah McFarlane Published by: Scholastic Australia 'Strange things are happening in some of Italy's most famous cities. What is evil agency SHADOW up to? Team Leader Agent EJ12 and the SHINE STARs split up to find the clues. But will EJ12 be able to piece them all together in time to … [Read More...]


Dress up Day for Playgroups

Playgroup Queensland is celebrating Dress up Day next month and we wanted to share the news with you! Dress up Day, held from the 15 – 19 September, is a chance for all kids and adults to dress up and raise much needed funds for the Playgroup Children’s Foundation. The Playgroup Children’s Foundation … [Read More...]

SCC Botanic Spring Holiday Workshops

Spring holiday children’s workshops

The Spring holiday children’s workshops will see the return of some favourites from last September as well as some great new workshops for children focused on our theme Art on the Wildside. The attached program encourages families to discover just some of the interesting wildlife and plants of the Maroochy … [Read More...]