Knowing Good from Bad

15th Jul 2019

Encourage good behaviour by giving feedback to your child. Explain the difference between good and bad behaviour, tell your child what you like and use praise and encouragement to reward good behaviour. Your toddler is learning social cues and acceptable […]

Once upon a time… why reading is important

17th Jun 2019

Reading aloud and sharing stories with your child when they are young can help them develop literacy skills and learn about the world around them. http://www.earlyyearscount.earlychildhood.qld.gov.au/age-spaces/upon-time-reading-important/

Understanding Developmental Milestones

3rd Jun 2019

From making babbling sounds to wiggling toes, taking note of development progress as your child grows means you can ensure they have the support they need. Developmental milestones are signs of development (physical changes or behaviours), achieved by children at […]

Benefits of listening to children

20th May 2019

From an early age children have so much to share. You might be wondering how your toddler can say so much before breakfast, let alone everything they say by dinner. In the rush of daily life, it can be easy […]

Healthy lunchbox ideas

6th May 2019

Creating fresh and healthy lunches that the kids will actually eat can be a daily challenge for time-poor parents. Eating a healthy lunch is important for growing children because it boosts their energy, improves concentration and provides the nutrients they […]

Support for you and your family

1st Apr 2019

Being a parent is hard work and finding the right support for you and your child can be challenging. At your local Early Years Place there are people who can help, and other parents and carers you can connect with […]

Fitting in story time

25th Mar 2019

Making story time fun and engaging can help make it a part of your daily routine you both look forward to. Reading to your child each day, even if only for a few minutes, will support their early learning and […]

Make Play Everyday

4th Mar 2019

Make Play Everyday makes learning fun. Visit http://qld.gov.au/earlyyearscount to discover easy activities for you and your child. #makeplayeveryday

Finding a little extra support, transitioning to Prep

25th Feb 2019

In Queensland, children with significant educational support needs can access support through early childhood development programs and services. This includes children with suspected or diagnosed disability, on the Autism Spectrum Disorder, with an intellectual disability or hearing, physical, speech-language or […]

Successful transitions to school

20th Feb 2019

Starting school is an exciting and important time, but the transition to school begins long before your child steps into the classroom. Successful transitions to school