Children and families support

Programs and activities for children and families

Name Description More information

KRANK school holiday program

This program offers free and low-cost activities for children and young people aged 5 to 17 within the City of Logan.

From hula hoop dancing to fishing, there is something for everyone! 

To view the program visit KRANK.

Active and Healthy program

This program offers free or low-cost activities for everyone, regardless of your age, gender, mobility, or work schedule.

Keeping fit and healthy has never been so important. An active lifestyle can have a positive impact on mental health and well-being as it can relieve stress, improve your memory, and boost your mood.

To find out more visit Active and Healthy.

Logan City Council Libraries We have nine libraries that offer a range of services and activities for children and families.

For a full calendar of activities at our libraries visit Libraries events calendar.

Pet education Be Pet Smart is a free, fun, and interactive learning experience for children aged 3 to 12 years. To find out more and to book visit Pet education.
School and community waste education Logan City Council’s free Waste Education Program provides presentations and tours to the Browns Plains waste and recycling facility to local kindergartens and schools. To find out more visit School and community waste education.
Stories from the Kitchen Stories from the Kitchen is a series of dinners, where people including families and children from diverse cultural backgrounds bring a plate of food and stories from their culture to share. This creates the opportunity for people to connect with their community. To find out more visit Cultural diversity.
Community centres

Community Centres are great way for families and children to connect with their local community. They offer a range of free or low-cost activities and programs for children, families and parents.

To find out about activities at your local community centre, see Community Centres and visit their individual pages.

Environmental activities

There are loads of activities and events available for families and children to do outdoors and have some fun through our environmental events program.

Activities are low-cost or free.
To find out more visit Environmental events and activities.
Logan Together Logan Together is a community movement to grow our kids up well. It’s a collaboration between the community, service providers, community organisations, government partners and the business community to make sure our kids grow up as healthy and full of potential as any other group of Australian kids. 

To find out what support Logan Together provides to our children and families, visit Logan Together.

Support for Children and Families

Name Description More information
Community services directory Community services directories are free online resources that provide listings of local organisations, services, and facilities. To search for local children and families’ services visit Community services directory.
Playgroup Queensland There are a number of playgroups in Logan for children and families to enjoy. For information about playgroups in your local area, visit Playgroup Queensland.
Queensland Government Early Childhood Education and Care To find out information about enrolling your little person in Kindy, the right Kindy for your family, facts about early childhood development and much more. For more information visit Queensland Government Early Childhood Education and Care.
Queensland Government Choosing a school

To find out information about choosing a school for your child and enrolment.

Children usually attend the state school closest to where they live; however, parents can send their children to the state school of their choice, depending on available places.
For more information visit Choosing a school.
Queensland Government Parents and Families

Raising a child is not always easy but there is support available for parents and carers.

The Queensland Government provides free access to help parents and carers raise happy, healthy children and teenagers.
To find information about support for parents and families, child safety and adoption services, please visit Queensland Government - Families.
Australian Government Department of Social Services Families and Children The Department of Social Services helps to support families and children through programs and services as well as benefits and payments. For information about the programs, services, and benefits for children and families visit Australian Government Department of Social Services Families and Children.

Resources for children and families

Name Description More information
Wonderful Me! Wonderful Me! is a journal perfect for people aged 9 to 12 years. It is a creative way for young people to explore more about themselves. Parents and caregivers can also use it as a guide for some conversation starters with your children. To download the self-guided journal, visit Wonderful Me!
Grandparents Day Colouring In card

Queensland Grandparents Day falls on the last Sunday of October.

It gives Queenslanders the opportunity to celebrate the different ways that grandparents enrich and strengthen families and communities.

You can download the Grandparents Day colouring card (PDF 1.1 MB) and decorate it however you like. Show your grandparents you care by sending them a card and message for Grandparents Day.
Just Wanted to Say Hello card

To help connect younger generations with our older generations, a “just wanted to say hello” colouring in card has been designed.

A simple gesture of kindness can make a senior’s day!
You can download the Just Wanted to Say Hello card (PDF 320 KB), draw and write special messages in it and send it to a person who plays a special role in your life, or our seniors in aged care homes who may be feeling lonely and isolated.
Agents of Discovery – mobile gaming app

Play, explore and connect with nature using the free educational mobile gaming app.

Through interactive geo-triggered challenges, children and families will become Nature Agents that connect with the environment around them and uncover the wonders of our world. This fun and engaging digital game can be played anytime and is a great opportunity for families looking to spend time outdoors.
Visit Agents of Discovery.