How family dinners can boost your child’s literacy

A rewarding way you can build on the language and verbal skills your child is developing at Tiny Town, and enrich your own family experience is through sharing meals together.  The Family Dinner Project is a growing movement that champions family dinner as an opportunity for family members to connect with each other through food, fun and conversation about things that [...]

2019-08-23T06:16:51+10:00August 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How family dinners can boost your child’s literacy

Play – and why it’s important for children

At Tiny Town we are strong believers in the benefits of play to support children’s learning and development.  So we were very excited to find this podcast hosted by well-known parenting expert Maggie Dent, discussing this very issue. Building cubbies, make-believe, dressing up - while it might just look like fun and games, play is [...]

2019-07-17T05:54:45+10:00July 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Play – and why it’s important for children

Experiences of Parenting UQ study

Tiny Town has been approached by Carolina Gonzalez, part of a research team from the Parenting an Family Support Centre at the University of Queensland, requesting parents’  assistance in participating in a study investigating parents' perceptions about parenting and your opinions about programs available for parents.  The study is  looking for parents with a child [...]

2019-04-28T08:40:28+10:00April 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Experiences of Parenting UQ study

New flags for Tiny Town

We were very fortunate to be presented with a new set of flags by local MPs recently.  Local Federal MP Trevor Evans (Member for Brisbane) and State member Tim Mander (Member for Everton) came to speak to children, staff and visiting parents and grandparents about the new flags, and their significance. Trevor and Tim talked [...]

2019-04-17T06:30:45+10:00April 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New flags for Tiny Town

Playground construction underway

The old play equipment has gone and the diggers and trucks have moved in!  Work started this week on our new playground at Tiny Town.  Designed and installed by Wearthy it will feature a water course, mud pit and yarning circle, as well as new climbing challenges for our children. Wearthy specialises in creating natural [...]

2019-02-21T09:10:44+10:00February 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Playground construction underway

Tiny Town to open for 50 weeks of the year

From 2019, Tiny Town Child Care & Kindergarten at Enogerra will open for 50 weeks of the year, providing care and education for young children at the times when parents are most likely to be working. The centre will only close for the 2 weeks where Christmas and New Year Fall each year. [...]

2019-02-27T12:22:38+10:00January 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Tiny Town to open for 50 weeks of the year