Welcome to The Rumpus Room! The home of imagination in early childhood.
The Rumpus Room has two enchanting children's centres for 0 to 5 year-olds, both located in newly renovated premises on the site of the Newcastle Jockey Club, Broadmeadow.
The Great Glitter Debate11th July 2018
With increasing understanding about the harmfulness of micro plastic pollutants entering the water system, scientists from around the world are advocating for a ban on a range of single use plastic items, one of which is glitter. To this end, Tops Day Nursery, a British…Read more >
Caring for God’s creatures3rd July 2018
‘So God created the great creatures of the sea and every living thing with which the water teems and that moves about in it, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good. ‘ Genesis 1:21.…Read more >
Book Review25th June 2018
Book Review Bruce Pascoe spoke at this year’s Newcastle Writer’s festival and I heard about this book. With the theme for National Reconciliation Week (27th May to 3rd June 18): “Don’t Keep History a Mystery” and Naidoc Week (8-15th July) Theme “Because of her we…Read more >
Bathtub Veggie Garden20th June 2018
Here at The Rumpus Room we help children see themselves as global citizens with responsibilities to help look after the planet God created, therefore sustainability of all resources is important as we explore, enjoy and care for the environment. We engage the children in actively…Read more >
Bee-Bot the Robot15th June 2018
In the Tumbling Tides and Rumpus Kings rooms we have a great new STEM resource: ‘Bee-Bot’ the programmable robot. Directional keys are used to enter up to 40 commands which send Bee-Bot forward, back, left, and right. Pressing the green GO button starts Bee-Bot on…Read more >