Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families
Making the early years count, for little ones to have the best start at life.
When children learn about other cultures, as well as their own cultural identity, it helps them to understand we are all different.
See how family, community and culture can be welcomed into early learning.
Join Jess as she shows us how she prepared for success at school.
Join Jess as she tells her successful early learning story.
Reading aloud and sharing stories with your child when they are young helps develop literacy skills and learn about the world around them.
In the first years of a child’s life, their brain development will create the foundations for all learning and development later in life. While genetics provide the initial ‘map’ for development, it is everyday experiences and relationships that shape a child’s brain.
Quality time with grandparents provides support for parents and strengthens important relationships.
Understanding their native language helps children feel a part of that culture and can strengthen family relationships.
Incorporating local and traditional languages into early years programs with the help of the community.
Love, attention and interesting experiences create the best conditions for you baby’s brain growth, learning and development.
Genetic coding form the blueprints of a child’s development, while their environment and care influences the actual construction.
Babies and young children’s brains are able to simultaneously learn more than one language.
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Children’s interactions with family members, friends and community shape their understanding of the world, and their place in it
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When little ones play, they share ideas, use communication and listening skills, engage with others, develop physically and learn knowledge about the world.
Going to kindy helps little ones have the best start to school and a great start at life.
Having parents and families involved in the kindy community makes the best experience for little ones.
Artist Vernon Ah Kee shares some ideas to support artistic curiosity and creativity in children.
Telling stories is a part of culture and passing on knowledge, but did you know it also helps your child’s brain grow strong?
Having a strong connection with the community is important for kids to feel safe and welcome, so it’s great when parents and caregivers get involved in the kindy community.