Edible New Year’s Party Hats

edible party hats - Sunny Coast Kids

What you will need: Pointy ice cream cones (sugar or otherwise) Edible writing pen or writing icing Chocolate to melt (any colour) We used white as that is what I had on hand Sprinkles or hundred & thousands To make: Melt Chocolate Cover cone in melted chocolate While still wet decorate your ‘Hat’ Use writing […]

Homemade Cookies and Cream Ice Cream

Homemade Cookie and Cream Ice Cream - Sunny Coast Kids

This simple yet delicious recipe was submitted to Sunny Coast Kids, Why not try some for yourself! ‎600mL Guernsey Cream (Maleny of course), 375mL tin condensed milk, 1 teas vanilla, 150g smashed choc biscuits. Beat cream, milk and vanilla til thick, stir through choc biscuits. Freeze for about 4-5 hrs. Thanks to a Sunny Coast […]

Local Baby & Kids Market Expands To Caloundra

Sunny Coast Kids and Baby Market

The locally owned Sunny Coast Baby and Kids Market has been operating for over 12 months and has expanded to include the new venue of Caloundra Indoor Stadium in 2012. Our launch market at the second venue will have over 100 stalls selling pre loved, new and beautiful handmade baby & kid’s items. An exciting […]

Funding Continues Vital Adoption Support Service


The Bligh Government is investing $149,000 in vital support services for Queensland’s adoption community. Acting Child Safety Minister Simon Finn said the Benevolent Society’s Post Adoption Support Queensland (PASQ) will receive an additional $100,000 for extra counselling staff. “The Bligh Government provided $1.2 million to establish PASQ when the new adoption laws commenced in early […]

Homemade New Years Poppers

Homemade Poppers - Sunny Coast Kids

If you are like me and want to have some fun with the family on New Years Eve, and want to make it special, then try making these with your kids for some fun now and later when they ‘pop’ them on New Years. To begin with find some empty toilet rolls or paper towels […]

New Year’s Eve Party Hats for Little People!


A great craft idea from our friends at Felt So Cute Thanks Alicia! The first thing I did was to take a regular cardboard party hat and disassemble it to use as my template.  Lay it on a piece of felt or other thick piece of fabric and trace a pattern, giving yourself a quarter inch […]

Tropical Christmas Cake

Tropical Christmas Cake - sunny coast kids

Makes 16 servings RECIPE FROM SYMPLY TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE BOOK 2 1¼ cups raisins 1¼ cups currants ½ cup candied cherries cut in half ½ cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon ground mixed spice ½ cup brandy or rum 1 x 15oz can crushed pineapple (in natural juice) ¾ teaspoon baking soda 3 egg […]

Take The Stress Out Of Cooking Christmas Lunch Or Dinner

Christmas lunch - sunny coast kids

Are you panicking about having to cook the Christmas meal for your family and friends? It can be enjoyable but also can be very stressful so here are some tips to reduce the stress out of cooking your Christmas lunch/dinner: The best way to get through all the tasks is to delegate as much as […]

Pumpkin Patch Ltd—Assorted Drink Bottles – Recalled

Pumpkin Patch drink bottle black

Product description Assorted drink bottle designs. Identifying features S1GF40019 S1GF30046 S1CA90004 S1CA90005 What are the hazards? The detached pop-top may pose a choking hazard. What are the defects? When reasonable repetitive or persistent force is applied, the pop-top portion of the drink bottle may detach. Dates available for sale 17th October 2011 – 14th December 2011 Where […]

Council’s Free Holiday Buses drive festive cheer

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Delivering early festive cheer to the region, Sunshine Coast Council in partnership with TransLink today launched a 14 day program of free holiday transport services. From Boxing Day until 8 January, every public bus service across the Sunshine Coast will be free. Integrated Transport Systems portfolio holder and Division 9 councillor Vivien Griffin said the […]

Travel activities for children

travel activities for children - sunny coast kids

Keeping children occupied and entertained on long trips is often a daunting prospect. The endless questioning of, “Are we there yet?” combined with, “I’m bored” can make for an unpleasant journey for everyone. And while in-car DVD players and other electronic gadgets are seemingly a compulsory part of long-distance travel these days, too much screen-time can lead to over-stimulation […]