Early Childhood Resources
These are just some of the great resources that we recommend:
Helping babies to talk Leaflet about how to encourage speech and language in babies
Conversations with babies pdf for parents from Childcare & Children's Health supported by Aust. Govt.
Reading with young children pdf for parents from Childcare & Children's Health supported by Aust. Govt.
Literacy as part of everyday life pdf for parents from Childcare & Children's Health supported by Aust. Govt.
Early Words 2 month tip sheet
Early Words 18 month tip sheet
Early Words 4 years tip sheet All also available in Arabic, Chinese, Dari, Hindi, Korean, Tamil, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese
Early Words Training presentations and notes will be available in PowerPoint format. Phone 02 9831 1099
Kidsongs - lyrics to many childrens song and rhymes
Outdoor Play pdf for parents from Childcare & Children's Health supported by Aust. Govt.
Physical activity Australian Govt Department of Health & Ageing
Gross motor skills - general information on preschoolers skills. Extract from Putting Children First, the magazine of the National Childcare Accreditation Council (NCAC) 2009
Active Alphabet for toddlers - a simple book about being active from Queensland Govt. Dept Local Govt. Sport And Recreation
Active Alphabet a guide for parents from Queensland Govt. Dept Local Govt. Sport And Recreation 2008
Earthplay ideas to create the natural playscape filled with nature and art.
Social and emotional resources including behaviour
Social Emotional development articles at ZERO TO THREE: National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families
Developing children’s social and emotional skills PDF
Helping Children Learn to Manage Their Own Behaviour Self-management is used to teach children (typically 4 years of age and older) to pay attention to their own behaviour
Discipline (0-12 years) Children need discipline, limits & guidance
help! my child bites - advice that could be used for any aggressive behaviour in young children such as hitting or pushing
Developing Self-Esteem in Young Children Article at The Whole Child
Teaching Your Child To Identify and Express Emotions (CSEFL) pdf Article for parents
Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Learning (CSEFL) Parent resources
Nurturing your child’s self-esteem for 3 - 5 year olds at Raising Children Network
Singing and Rhyme Resources
kidsongs has animal songs and rhymes, multicultural songs, number songs, nursery rhymes, transport songs
Bookstart Rhymetimes pdf Song sheet 07 in colour with illustrations
Bookstart Rhymetimes pdf Song sheet 06 in colour with illustrations: Duke of York, Jelly on a plate, 3 little monkeys
Bookstart Rhymetimes pdf Song sheet 05 in colour with illustrations
Bookstart Rhymetimes pdf Song sheet 04 in colour with illustrations
Music Experiences for young children pdf for parents from Childcare & Children's Health supported by Aust. Govt.