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Fun at Rodney kinder fair

Rodney Neighbourhood Kindergarten in Mooroopna celebrated its 30th anniversary recently.

November 30, 2012 4:02am

Baxter Plunkett, 4.


Face-painting, friends and good food was on offer at the Rodney Neighbourhood Kindergarten earlier this month, as the venue celebrated its 30th anniversary with a Christmas fair.

Teacher Pam Gaylard said a group of parents whose children were now teenagers started the fair about 13 years ago and it continued to draw a large crowd each year.

‘‘It’s absolutely beautiful,’’ Ms Gaylard said of the fair.


Skyla Grossi, 4.

She said some of the kids even created their own stall for the fair — one that sold popcorn and apple slinkys.

‘‘It’s not only a fundraiser — it’s a celebration of life and families, that we like to share with the wider community.’’

Ms Gaylard said the kinder hosted numerous events throughout the year — with a lantern walk in winter and seasonal celebrations.

The fair wrapped up with a Christmas carol singing session.

‘‘It’s a lovely way to herald in the real meaning of Christmas,’’ Ms Gaylard said.

Kinder committee president Lisa Wagner said the fair featured handmade crafts, candle-making sessions and a barbecue.

‘‘It’s a family day. It’s all based around the children.’’

This story first appeared in the November 29 edition of SN Weekly.


Kinder mum Kate Hall.


Jamieson Wong ,5, Karen Wong, James Wong and Joshua Wong, 3.

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