Category Archives: Coronavirus (COVID -19) Activities, Events and Connection

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Blue Gum Farm TV – A Farm Adventure for Kids

Blue Gum Farm TV is a fun, real life TV program for pre-school aged children.

With cute farm animals, beautiful children’s songs and vibrant music, this TV series is irresistible to young children!

Filmed on Cilla’s family farm in Queensland, Blue Gum Farm TV is a show for children aged 6 months to 6 years that follows the fascinating adventures of life in the Australian Outback. From milking the cow or collecting fresh eggs to harvesting the vegetables, this program is full of farm activities that children will love!

Your children will learn how fresh fruit and vegetables are grown as they join in the gardening activities and help tend the plants in the Blue Gum Farm TV garden. Each episode also features easy children’s recipes, so you can join in at home.

So, for engaging pre-school children’s activities, Blue Gum farm TV is a must-see!

Website: Blue Gum Farm TV

Facebook Page:  Blue Gum Farm TV


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Fair Play Vouchers

 FairPlay vouchers are now available for 2021.

The state government programme aimed at assisting families meet the costs of a child joining a sports club.
Families with children aged 5 to 17 years may be eligible for FairPlay and parents or guardians should have a valid health care card or pensioner concession card with the child’s name on it or be identified by a registered referral agent such as a youth worker or child safety officer to be eligible.
Applications close on 17 March 2021 unless vouchers are exhausted prior.
Vouchers should be presented to activity providers by 12 May 2021 and be redeemed by providers by 26 May.
Sport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe says there are many sports and activities to choose from including cricket, tennis, football, basketball, netball, scouts, roller skating, equestrian, calisthenics, canoeing, BMX, cheer-leading and martial arts.
“We have more than 4,500 registered activity providers onboard across the state with a sport or activity to help young Queenslanders get involved in 2021.”
To apply or for more information, visit www.qld.gov.au/fairplayvouchers

More information


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HP – Print, Play and Learn

A myriad of fun-filled printable adventures awaits, entertaining for kids of all ages.

 

Website:  HP – Print, Play and Learn


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Keeping Kids Out West Connected

Keeping Kids out West Connected!!

Pen Pal’s, would our young people write to young people in another community…

This is a Life Skill, Learning to write letters, without spellcheck, practising their handwriting, comprehension of what is going on around them and then putting it in words that others can understand. Sharing their stories, reading what is happening to others, understanding that C19 is affecting other communities and not just theirs.

Please PM me if you have a young person(s) willing to participate, I have a community out west with young people willing and ready to write letters. These young people do not have the internet. Please help keep these kids connected!!

You can find me on Yep Maranoa or alternatively 0428384814 … Tammy Wagner-Milsom


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Life Kids (Sunday School) – Life Christian Church – 146 Northern Road

Life Christian Church

You can now join us once a week before the Life Church Online message to hear a Story from Mrs Wallis.  Go to the Life Christian Church Facebook Page for more information.

About:  Life Kids is held by Life Christian Church Roma.  It is a  bible based children’s activity program as an extension of the Sunday church service

Ages: 4 years to Grade 6
Day: Sundays – runs for the whole of the service time – during school terms
Time: 9.30 am to 10.45 am
Cost: Free
Location:  Life Christian Church, 146 Northern Road Roma

Contact: Pastor Shane Wallis 0428 222 160

Email: thepastor@lccr.org.au

Wesite:  Life Christian Church

Facebook:  Life Christian Church


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Maranoa Regional Council – Storybox App

 

Storytime

 

KEEP CHILDREN ENTERTAINED AT HOME WITH
FREE ONLINE LIBRARY APP

With this school break unlike any other, parents are encouraged to access Story Box Library – a free online library app to help keep children entertained at home.

The online literature collection aims to inspire children’s imagination, while improving language and literacy skills by having storytellers read stories aloud. The platform can be accessed with a Maranoa library card from any device with an internet connection.

A Maranoa library card also grants access to many other resources, including Borrow Box – an app accessible via handheld devices that provides a diverse collection of digitally formatted literature ranging from fiction to non-fiction. Catering for adults, young adults and children, Borrow Box is sure to keep the whole family entertained!

Other apps that can be accessed using a Maranoa library card include:
• Kanopy – an app offering a range of movies, documentaries and television series
• RBdigital – an app boasting an assortment of magazine titles.

For assistance, or to obtain a Maranoa library card, please contact your local library on 1300 007 662.

 

 


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