11 Jul

The Great Glitter Debate »

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

03 Jul

Caring for God’s creatures »

‘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 t

25 Jun

Book Review »

Book Review

Bruce Pascoe spoke at this year’s Newcastle Writer’s festival and I heard about this book.

20 Jun

Bathtub Veggie Garden »

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 i

15 Jun

Bee-Bot the Robot »

In the Tumbling Tides and Rumpus Kings rooms we have a great new STEM resource: ‘Bee-Bot’ the  programmable robot.

11 Jun

Little Scientists House »

 

We are excited to let you know about our latest significant achievement in quality children’s education.

04 Jun

Sleep and Settle – Natalie Ebrill »

We are so lucky so have Natalie Ebrill, International Baby Sleep Consultant, as a part of our Rumpus Room community.

31 May

“It takes a village to raise a child” »

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 tim

21 Mar

 Sensory Integration: Tips to Consider »

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 s

19 Mar

Emotion coaching »

Emotion coaching is about connecting with your child and teaching them self-control.

19 Sep

Brand new centre opening in Pelican »

We are excited to announce that The Rumpus Room will be opening a new centre in Pelican early in 2019. 
View the building plans HERE.

26 May

World Forum of Early Childhood Care and Education »

 
Our Owners and Directors were privileged to attend the World Forum of Early Childhood Care and Education in Auckland New Zealand this month.

24 Apr

Art Educator wins People’s Choice »

Darling Street Art Educator – Lee-Anne Corrigan
Approach To Painting
I enjoy painting in oils, acrylics and watercolour but I also like drawing media such as pastel, ink and pencil.

08 Jun

Outdoor Area »

In our Outdoor Program this week we will be planting carrot seeds in our veggie patch and flower seeds in our ‘butterfly garden’.

07 Jun

Let The Wild Rumpus Start »

This month we have enjoyed looking at family portraits and talking about who belongs to our family.

06 Jun

Rumpus Kings »

In the Rumpus Kings this week we are exploring the letter R. Our letter land characters name is Red robot.

06 Jun

Tumbling Tides »

We have been engaged in quite a lot of collaborative art projects throughout the last couple of months.

06 Jun

Mischief Mountain »

Mischief Mountain has been full of lots of fun with the children following their interest in animals.

10 Mar

Outdoor Educator News »

Chatham Street Outdoor News
I am very excited to have commenced in my new role as Outdoor Educator.

10 Mar

The Rumpus Kings »

The Rumpus Kings News
It’s been a busy start to the year with lots of new friends starting in our room and adding a new teacher to our group.

10 Mar

Tumbling Tides »

The Tumbling Tides are having a beautiful time settling back into school this year.

10 Mar

Mischief Mountain »

Mischief Mountain
 

It has been an exciting month settling in at Mischief Mountain this year! We are so happy to welcome our new families and Miss Meli who will be part of our team full

10 Mar

Let The Wild Rumpus Start »

MARCH in LET THE WILD RUMPUS START
This month we have been bringing some outside activities into our room. Sand experiences, water play and playing with our bubbles.

07 Mar

Mischief Mountain »

Over the past month the children in Mischief Mountain have been settling into their room.

07 Mar

Tumbling Tides »

We have been getting to know each other in the Tumbling Tides room and the children have settled in so well! There have been a couple of new friends that we have welcomed to the centre who h

07 Mar

Let The Wild Rumpus Start »

To new and existing families of the nursery, welcome to our room!
The wild rumpus has started for 2016 and we are all settling in nicely.

07 Mar

From Richard & Lea »

Gardens and Grounds
Our gardens at Darling Street are starting to get nicely established. We are working towards developing a range of green regions around the playground.

07 Mar

The Rumpus Kings »

Hello and a big welcome to all the new families in The Rumpus King Room!
We have had a wonderful start to the year and have really enjoyed getting to know the families and children so far! O

02 Sep

Tumbling Tides »

What a busy couple of months we have had in the Tumbling Tides room! We have welcomed some new friends up from Mischief Mountainas well as some brand new ones! They have all settled very wel

02 Sep

Mischief Mountain »

Hello from us all in Mischief Mountain,
There has been lots going on in our room, with some of our friends from the Nursery joining us as well as some brand new friends.