At Bowen Hills ELC we are focused on growing and connecting with our local community. To strengthen our tires with our community we are hosting a range of FREE events involving yoga, parenting workshops and children book reading.

Current Events

Family Fun Day

Come and join Bowen Hills Early Learning Centre at our Family Fun Day!

The day promises to be heaps of fun for everyone.

Get a real feel of life at Bowen Hills Early Learning Centre with sessions running throughout the day from Miss Amy + Olive’s music and dance, Miss Kathleen’s yoga and Billy’s Buddies! All of these activities are part of our weekly timetable and are included in the centre’s fees.

Dino Encounters will be with us and presenting their Baby Dino Show and Large Dino Show. This is sure to be a fun and captivating learning experience for the children and their families. There may even be a real life dinosaur coming along! Roar!!!!!

Lucky door prizes, Centre tours, face-painting and class talks are amongst the other great things happening on the day!

The schedule for our Family Fun day is:

11:00 – Dino Encounters Baby Dino Show

12:00 – Miss Amy + Olive’s Music and Dance Sessions

12:00 – 13:30 – Dino Encounter’s Large Dino Show

12:40 – Miss Kathleen’s Yoga Session for Little Ones

13:30 – Billy’s Buddies Ball Sports

We look forward to seeing you there.

Kindergarten Information Evening 2020


Please join us for our Kindergarten Information Night.

Bowen Hills Early Learning qualified teachers will lead the evening and will provide you with valuable information along with the opportunity to ask questions.

Topics covered will include:

  • What is meant by Kindergarten readiness
  • Our curriculum
  • How to tell if your child is ready for school
  • The importance of a smooth transition
  • The benefits of attending Kindy
  • How we support your child and prepare them for the future.

Our guest speakers, Matthew Beacroft and Vanessa Wick, Principal and Prep Teacher from St Mary of Cross School will be available to answer your questions and talk a little about what to expect when your child starts school.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Bowen Hills ELC at Brisbane Pregnancy Babies & Children's Expo

Bowen Hills Early Learning Centre are excited to announce that we will be exhibiting at the Brisbane Pregnancy Babies & Children’s Expo from Friday 28th – Sunday 30th June!

Child Speech Educator Presentation - Lauren Crumlish

Come along and learn how to best support your child. Have your queries and concerns about speech development answered!

– Developmental stages and things to look for
– How parents can give support
– Strategies on how to ask questions to maximise response
– Dummy use effecting speech
– Mouth exercises to do to help support better communication
– Games/sounds to play with children

Story Telling

Come and join the Bowen Hills Early Learning Centre with our latest visiting Children’s Author – Rhianne Conway!

Rhianne Conway is originally from Rockhampton but now lives in Brisbane with her husband. She loves working with young people and helping them to be the best versions of themselves. She is a book worm who loves sharing the joys of reading and storytelling. Rhianne believes in the importance of literacy and representing diverse cultures in stories. She is very grateful to be able to support Library for All in its mission to spread books around the world.

  • 31 July, 2019
  • 10.30 AM

Yoga Classes

Just as important as it is for little ones to be centred and calm, mothers need some time to relax too. We understand how stressful and busy life can be and want to provide our parents with opportunities to be relaxed, healthy and balanced.

Past Events

Bowen Hills Early Learning Centre at New Farm State School Fete

Come along to the New Farm State School Fete on Sunday 16th June and say hello to the Bowen Hills team as we support our local community!

The Secret Life of Pets 2 Family Fun Day @ New Farm Cinemas

Advance Screening 2pm Sunday 9 June.
Book Now

The Bowen Hills Early Learning Centre team will also be hand to make the launch of Secret Life of Pets 2 even more fun. Come and meet the team from 12 noon for lots of fun animal themed craft activities, become your favourite animal with our face painter and pet a farm animal with Old McDonalds Travelling Farm. Prizes and giveaways on the day too.

Baby & Toddler Sleep Workshop

If you are experiencing sleep challenges in your home, or you’d just like to learn more about sleep so that you can help your child (and you) get the best sleep possible, then this workshop is for you!

Free Easter Holiday Playgroup @ The Centre

We welcome everybody to join in a day of fun and excitement at Bowen Hills Early Learning Centre on Tuesday 16th April for a massive playgroup morning!

There will be a number of activities planned for the little ones by our incredible educators, free time to play with all the resources, adventure equipment, boat, bike track and more!

Our story teller, Kym McCabe will read a fabulous story at 10:30 am which will keep you all on your toes!

Don’t forget to click attending so we know numbers for the day.

We can’t wait to see you all there!

  • 16 April, 2019
  • 09:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Story Telling

Come and escape into A Stitching Story, Earth Adventure! A place full of mystery, colour and melody!

Local artist and author, Kym McCabe shares her children’s book, A Stitching Story, Earth Adventure with a very tactile and original element – Kym has lovingly crafted the images from fabric.

Come play as Sunshine Poppy & Lavendula solve quirky rhymes and find sparkly treasures – delighting children and adults alike.

  • 16 April, 2019
  • 10.00 AM