The Corner

Hello families

Welcome to The Corner - a creative space especially for children under 8 and their families! Here you will find a range of creative activities for family play and learning from home as well as details of our onsite programs.

 

Visiting The Corner

The Corner offers a daily program of activities, full of stories, songs and awesome resources to inspire play so come and join the fun! Check out the full program below to plan your visit. No bookings required.

 

The Corner at Home

You can also find us online! Be inspired by a range of creative activities for family play and learning with The Corner at Home Activities.

Don’t forget to visit First 5 Forever for tips, resources and online sessions to support early literacy and opportunities for children and their families to talk, read, sing and play together every day. 

Play Time in The Corner

Daily at 11am. Open-ended play sessions for children of all ages with specially selected resources for you and your family and friends to explore.

Rhyme Time in The Corner

Every Tue, Thu & Sat at 10am. From babes in arms to children ready to dance, this First 5 Forever session is a special time for you and your little one to share rhymes, songs and stories.

Baby Play in The Corner

Every Mon & Fri at 10am. For babies 0-12 months (not yet walking) and their parents/carers. Connect with your little one through baby-paced play, rhyme and shared stories.

Story Time in The Corner

Every Wed & Sun at 10am For children aged 0-5. A fun selection of stories for everyone, shared through specially selected picture books and oral storytelling.

The Great and Grand Rumpus

Step into a wild world of wonder, wackiness and whimsy in this exciting exhibition the whole family can enjoy. Explore giant cardboard sculptures brought to life by interactive digital projections.

The Parlour Family Reading Room

Daily 10am – 3pm.  Drop in anytime to explore our browsing collection of books perfect for families.

Frequently asked questions

No bookings are required for our regular programs in The Corner however we encourage you to arrive on time to make the most of your session. The Parlour is open for you to drop in anytime 10am to 3pm daily.

If you are planning to come with a large group (more than 10 people including children and adults), please email us at ypf@slq.qld.gov.au so we can provide you with the best possible experience.

Enter through the Infozone doors from the Knowledge Walk and turn right to make your way down to The Corner (on the right) and The Parlour (on the left). Our team will be there to assist you and answer any questions you might have.

For Play Time, families will be provided with curated resource packs filled with open ended resources that encourage fun and creativity. 

If you’re coming for Baby Play, Rhyme Time or Story Time sessions, we'll provide cushions and any specific resources required however you might also like to bring your own floor blanket. And don’t forget your most important tools — your voice to talk and sing, and your hands for actions! 

If you or your children have any specific needs please contact us on (07) 3840 7927 or email ypf@slq.qld.gov.au so we can assist you. 

Yes. The carer's room is located in the Infozone on level 1, right beside our spaces for families. It has an accessible toilet, seating area, baby change facilities and microwave.

Follow us on First 5 Forever and slq Play for updates and fun family activities.

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Parent and Carers facilities

The Carers' room is equipped with baby change facilities, toilet facilities, feeding chairs, sinks, microwave, television and all the comfort you need to take care of your little ones.

First 5 Forever

A statewide program providing strong early literacy foundations for all Queensland children aged 0-5 years.