Event 190201: Roma Toy Library – Launching in February 2019

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Event 190201: Roma Toy Library – Launching in February 2019

Roma Toy Library

 

The Roma Toy Library, will be launching in Feb 2019, offering families of all income levels free access to a library of high-quality educational toys on loan to children aged 0-5 years.

We are volunteer-based and funded through donations, and we are looking for a few items to help us finalise the launch. If you can help source any of the following, we would be so grateful!

  1. A laminating machine and laminating pouches
  2. Plastic storage crates of all sizes
  3. Poster display board or bulletin board on wheels (see image below for example; a whiteboard on wheels would also work)

We also accept donations of good used toys, ranging from wooden toys to outdoor gross motor toys. Categories include sand play, water play, musical play, pretend play, pretend play (eg animal figurines, doll houses, dress up clothes, pretend food), outdoor gross motor play (eg tricycles, see-saws, skipping rope), fine motor play (eg threading wooden beads, wooden blocks), play with words (eg finger puppets, themed puzzles).

General guidelines for donated toys:

  1. Favour natural materials where possible. These are often more durable than plastic and provide a more varied tactile experience for children.
  2. Toys must durable enough (i.e. of high enough quality) to withstand repeated use by multiple families over the years.
  3. Favour toys that are ‘passive’ and allow the child to play actively. This means usually avoiding electronic or battery-operated toys.

Monetary donations can also be made at https://www.gofundme.com/roma-toy-library.

If you can help with any of the above, we would be so grateful! Please contact Nat Cooksley on 0448177797 or on the Roma Toy Library Facebook page.

 


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Lemon Grove – 38 Hawthorne Street

LOGO - Lemon Grove Produce -colour

Phone: 0746 222 681
Open:
Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5 pm
Saturday 9am to 12 pm
  •  Seats 24 people + 1 kids table
  • Quiet location
  • Easy parking

 

  • Serving delicious Montville Coffee
  • Smoothies
  • Ice-Cream
  • Baby Chino
  • Gluten Free options

    Facebook Page:  Lemon Grove Produce


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Inger Rice Foundation – Grants for supporting children/family relationships

Inger Rice Foundation

Ongoing grants of amounts up to $5,000 are available through the program that seeks to fund incorporated organisations involved with supporting relationships between young children and their families/carers, in particular, children from pre-birth to primary school entry (0-5) within Australia.  Eligible activities include: Early intervention programs, Family support programs, Resources, Training required for implementation of programs, Eligible applicants include incorporated organisations. For more information contact the program administrator Ph 0438 897 933 email:  inger.rice.foundation@gmail.com  or contact Ann Leahy’s Electorate Office Ph 1800 625 430.


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Anglicare Southern Queensland – Children & Parenting Programs

Anglicare

 

 

 

Children & Parenting Programs – Facilitated by a team of Social Workers.  This service has been designed to provide early intervention support for families with children from ages 0 – 12. The service provides In-Home Support and runs groups for parents, children and families.  We also support the local area to enhance the sense of a child and family friendly community.

 

Anglicare Children and Parenting Programs

Anglicare Children and Parenting Programs 2

For more information:

P:  (07) 4620 4000

W: Anglicare Southern Queensland

F: Anglicare Southern Queensland


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Act for Kids

Act for Kids

Act for Kids intensive Family Support program is a free service that helps families under pressure.

We can assist with many issues which some are:

  • Addressing issues such as domestic violence, mental health and substance abuse.
  • Developing stronger life skills such as setting routines, budgets and managing the household
  • Parenting support and strategies to build positive family relationships
  • Managing stress to copy with daily pressures
  • Providing child health and well-being resources
  • Linking into services that support your child development
  • Connecting you with local services, playgroups and other social networks
  • Supporting families with their cultural needs

For more information:

Phone: 07 4687 0200

Fax: 07 4613 5066

Office: 52 Hawthorne Street, Roma

Post: PO Box 256, Roma Qld 4455

Website:  Act for Kids

Facebook:  Act for Kids

 


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The White Bull Tavern – Cantina43 – 43 Station Street

Cantina43White Bull beer garden

 

  • $10 lunch specials 7 days a week
  • KIDS eat for $10 EVERYDAY which includes a FREE Ice Cream and Soft Drink
  • Every Monday you can enjoy any two of our sensational pizzas or pastas for only $30
  • $10 Pizzas available every Saturday night 6pm-8pm

 

Cantina43 has a wonderful family atmosphere.

Call (07) 4622 1133 now to make a reservation

 CALL TO ORDER TAKE AWAY

Lunch Service: 12pm-2pm

Dinner Service: 6pm-9pm

7 days a week

 

Facebook Page:  The White Bull Tavern


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PCYC – MAKS Maranoa Active Kids Soft Play

Our MAKS (Maranoa Active Kids Softplay) room is back in action. Everyone Monday & Friday 9AM to 12PM.

PCYC Soft Play

 

 


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