Meet Our Staff

  • Bernadette

    Bernadette is a Mum of 3 and has a degree in Special Education. She has worked in Early Childhood Developmental Centres and various Special Schools throughout Brisbane. She is passionate about supporting parents by providing a quality music, movement and sensory program that emphasises child development. Bernadette can make a mean creme brule and at night, moonlights as a Ninja. 

    - Founder/Director
  • Kelly

    A super mum of four amazing children, World Vision Ambassador and founder of the Be A Fun Mum online community, Kelly has 9 years experience in the content creation, public relations and marketing fields. She’s worked with brands like Disney, Lego, Hasbro, Big W, Ford and Pumpkin Patch, and her writing has been featured in various Australian magazines and newspapers. Kelly joins the Making Rainbows team to combine her skills and passion for investing in the lives of children. She’s never outgrown her love for Cookie Monster.

    - Marketing Manager
  • Miss Nicolle

    Miss Nicolle is based in Wynnum with her beautiful little family and has recently become the newest Making Rainbows business owner on the Bayside of Brisbane and Inner East Brisbane. Nicolle is a proud Mum of two young girls, has a background in OH&S and specialised in Childhood Injury Prevention. Nicolle saw firsthand the incredible benefits of music, movement and sensory play when she took her own children to Making Rainbows classes when they were babies. She now believes she has the happiest job in the world – Making Rainbows!

    - Franchisee Owner & Facilitator
  • Miss Tish

    Miss Tish has over 4 years  experience as a lead educator working within early childhood centers, so understands children’s early learning milestones and the importance of sensory play. She has a Diploma of Children’s Services, has 8th grade singing qualifications, has an outgoing and energetic personality and is always smiling! Miss Tish is also an experienced Nanny, so can relate to the trickiness of raising children! If you need hot trends on the latest fashion nails, she’s your girl.   

    - Franchisee Owner & Facilitator
  • Miss Chantelle

    Irish-born but Gold Coast based, Chantelle exchanged a corporate career to become the business owner of a Making Rainbows Franchise. She’s a power mum of one who’s had a passion for music and children’s development since before the birth of her own daughter. Always up for a laugh and to share a funny joke, children gravitate towards her warm smile and outgoing personality. To quote one of her clients “Chantelle’s energy is infectious and wonderful!” Her Uncle is actually Michael Flatley (not really, but we can dream!)

    - Franchisee Owner & Facilitator
  • Miss Kylie

    Miss Kylie joins the Rainbows family as a fully qualified Early Childhood Teacher with over 10 years experience working with young children. She’s an amazing Mother of 3 who’s super passionate about building confidence through engaging play with little ones. She’s also had experience working in an ASD specific early intervention centre and was the first ever certified Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) therapist in Queensland! Overachiever, we think so! Kylie is a self-confessed chocoholic, so not adverse to bribes of a chocolate nature. 😉

    - Franchise Owner & Facilitator
  • Miss Johanna

    Completed a Bachelor of Music and has finished her Masters in Teaching. Miss Johanna is dedicated and passionate about exposing young children to the benefits of music and sensory play; and has experience teaching early childhood music programs within daycare centres across Brisbane. A seasoned musician herself, in her own two-piece live band, she performs regularly at weddings, functions and other live venues. She’s got a unique flair and a love for super creative earrings (feel free to ask for her autograph when you see her next). 

    - Franchise Owner & Facilitator
  • Miss Megan

    Megan is a fun, enthusiastic performer whose greatest passions are Musical Theatre and Children’s Theatre. She has been dancing from the age of 5, specialising in Ballet, Tap and Jazz. After completing a degree of Fine Arts in Drama with a Minor in Music at QUT, Megan moved to Melbourne to complete a Foundation of Musical Theatre course at APO Arts Academy. She has recently returned to Brisbane after 7 years of working, studying and performing in Melbourne. Most recently Megan has been on tour with Alpha Shows, performing shows for primary schools across Australia. Don’t be surprised if you see Miss Megan on Home and Away one day! 

    - Paddington/Rosalie
  • Miss Natalia

    Miss Natalia has worked for 15 years in the children’s entertainment industry in Colombia. She is a bubbly and smiley teacher who is in love with children’s development through music and sensory activities. Back in Colombia Miss Natalia has her own business of birthday parties for children between 1 and 5 years old and extensive experience in early learning. She’s convinced that teaching concepts through music and games are most effective with children. Ask Natalia to demonstrate her Salsa dancing next time you see her at Making Rainbows – she’s a natural!
     
    - Mt Omnaney Centre
  • Miss Sarah

    Miss Sarah absolutely loves working with children so it’s not surprising that she is currently working towards her Bachelor of Primary Education.  She also has a passion for dancing –  ballet, tap & jazz – WOW! Miss Sarah is particularly interested in how little ones grow and develop in their early years and thoroughly enjoys facilitating that through our Making Rainbows classes. Ask Miss Sarah to show you some of her jazz moves – she’s amazing! 

    - Logan Central Plaza, Ripley Town Centre, Amberley Defence Playgroup
  • Miss Jennifer

    Jennifer is passionate about working with young children and sharing her love for dance, music, the arts and education. She completed a Bachelor of Creative Industries (Dance) in 2018, and holds her teaching certificates in Comdance Modern Jazz and Comdance Tap dancing. Jennifer has been teaching dance and movement across Brisbane, Ipswich and Logan for over six years and loves being a part of the creative community. She is excited to be singing, grooving along and making memories with Making Rainbows families. Jennifer is quite the expert at doing the Hokey Pokey and bouncing on our rainbow unicorns!
     
    - Springfield Lakes, Everyday Mums - Ipswich