Kids get messy for Harmony Day

Together4Lockyer members Janella Cox, Nicci Martin, Marina Kenway, Julianne Bachmann, John Parsons cut the biggest orange cake at Messy Play on Harmony Day.

Families came together to connect and play at Together4Lockyer’s Messy Play on Harmony Day on 21 March.

Held in the green space next to the Laidley library, the morning of fun had little ones aged 0 to 5 experimenting with finger painting, bubbles, foam, and lots of messy fun activities.

Together4Lockyer, a collaborative group focused on early childhood, held the event to bring together multiple services available to families with young children in the region.

Laidley District State School deputy principal curriculum and community Nicci Martin said the day went ‘really well’ and attracted families from the wider region.

“There’s lots of people here, a lovely range of families,” she said.

“The service providers have all come out and provided some beautiful activities for the kids.

“They’ve been really engaging, age-appropriate activities for all of the senses, and very messy.”

The school’s Didge Boys lead by John Parsons played didgeridoos before leading a rendition of ‘Head, Should, Knees and Toes’ in Yuggera.