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Christmas Activities 2021!

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Whats On in the Redlands!

2021 Candlelight Carols

When: Saturday, 11th December 2021, 5:00pm, Carols start at 6pm

Where: Historic Ormiston House: 277 Wellington Street, Ormiston, Queensland, 4160

What: Come and experience their Candlelight Carols at Historic Ormiston House! Enjoy beautiful music and a special visit from Santa as you celebrate Christmas favourites against the backdrop of Moreton Bay!

Redlands Coast Collective Markets

When: Sunday, 12th December 2021, 8:00am – 12:00pm 

Where: Faith Lutheran College Redlands, 1/15 Beveridge Rd, Thornlands QLD 4164

What: Redlands Coast Collective Markets is a boutique market selling Arts and Crafts, Handmade Items, Vintage and Pre-Loved clothes, toys, household items and supporting local small creative Business, stallholders and the Redlands Coast Community.

Held at the Faith Lutheran College Redlands these Markets are the largest on the Redlands Coast and are the perfect place to pick up a beautiful unique gift, shop for a new outfit or amazing Market find and support local business.

Enjoy this highly interactive and educational musical session to welcome in your Christmas!

School Holiday Activity – Cheeky Monkeys’ Christmas Surprise

When: Tuesday, 14th December 2021, 9:30 – 9:50am, 10:15am – 1-:35am, 11:00am – 11:20am

Where: Cleveland Library, Qld

What: Come along to sing and dance with the Cheeky Monkeys and the Banana Bunchees, as they ‘Jingle Jingle’ and spread lots of joy this festive season.

Enjoy this highly interactive and educational musical session to welcome in your Christmas!

Cleveland Christmas Markets

When: Sunday, 12th & 19th December 2021, 7:00am – 1:00pm

Where: 98-110 Bloomfield Street, Cleveland, Redlands Coast Area, Queensland 4163

What: Amazing Christmas Markets will join their regular Sunday Markets. Items will range from Christmas items to so many options for Christmas Gifts plus a wrapping station.

Christmas on the Coast 2021!

When: Wednesday, 15th – Sunday, 19th December 2021, 4.30pm – 9pm,

Where: Raby Bay Harbour Park, Shore Street West, Cleveland

What: Community Christmas event featuring: Christmas carols program | Santa | Lighting of the Christmas tree | Food trucks | Kids’ rides and activities | Christmas movie in the park | Free train travel

Keep the Learning Going!

5 Activities to do over the Christmas break with items you may already have around the house or are easily picked up in your grocery shop!

Christmas Sensory Tray

Sensory bins give kids the chance to explore and learn via tactile play that involves all of their senses. These bins are fantastic activities to have in your home because they encourage and support numerous forms of growth. Holidays, seasons, and academic skills can all be included into sensory bins.


Supervision is required



This Sensory tray was created by Teachingmama.org

Making reindeer biscuits is a perfect way to bring a touch of festive cheer while spending time with family. A chance to get creative and a little messy and creative. It’s simple, environmentally friendly, and full of festive fun for the whole family. The hardest part of this project is melting the chocolate!

They can be a fantastic gift for friends, family or classmates! or a delicious snack on Christmas day.


This idea has come from learnwithplayathome.com

See the recipe for more details



No Bake Reindeer Cookies!

No Mess Sensory Play

This sensory play activity is perfect for all ages. Sensory play can be messy, but A Little Pinch of Perfect’s activity is 100% mess-free! You may keep your infant occupied for a while by using cellophane, shaving cream, and some strong tape. To keep the sheets from leaking, use two sheets for reinforcement. They can explore, discover, imagine, create, and learn while engaging many of their senses.



Playing with playdough has many benefits to our children so lets Christmas theme it! 

Playdough develops fine motor skills, has calming properties, encourages creativity, enhances hand-eye coordination, improves social skills and engages multiple sensors at once (especially if scented!) By adding a small amount of ground ginger and ground cinnamon your plan playdough is transformed into ginger playdough! add a few cookie cutters, buttons and felt shapes and imaginations will run while. 

We scooped this fantastic idea from theimaginationtree.com, see the recipe below for more information

Ginger Bread Playdough

Salt Dough Ornaments

Get creative with salt dough and make Christmas Ornaments!

Create a science-based activity with salt dough to make anything from handprints, Santas, Christmas trees, stars, you can make just about anything and children have so much fun doing so. Use glitter, paint, ribbons, cotton balls etc to decorate and walla! you have a sentimental ornament for your tree, or to give as a gift.


See “The Best Ideas for Kids” for a recipe and some ideas!