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.
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 >
Little Scientists House11th June 2018
We are excited to let you know about our latest significant achievement in quality children’s education. We have achieved the level of “LITTLE SCIENTISTS HOUSE” which means that this centre is recognised for its commitment to early STEM and scientific exploration with inquiry-based learning. Remember…Read more >
Sleep and Settle – Natalie Ebrill4th June 2018
We are so lucky so have Natalie Ebrill, International Baby Sleep Consultant, as a part of our Rumpus Room community. Since 2004, Natalie has dedicated her nursing career to learning and modelling holistic sleeping and settling strategies that provide real results – consistently. As a Registered…Read more >
“It takes a village to raise a child”31st May 2018
When I was a young parent the sense of community with my friends who were also young parents was critical to my sense of wellbeing and my ability to cope with the pressures I felt at the time. At The Rumpus Room we’d love to…Read more >
Sensory Integration: Tips to Consider21st March 2018
Indiana Resource Center for Autism Contributed By Kim Davis and Melissa Dubie Sensory processing is the “procedure in which we take in sensory messages from our bodies and surroundings. Then we interpret these messages and organize our purposeful responses. This occurs when information about sensations is passed back…Read more >