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Archive for January 2017

Lunch Box Inspiration

🥕✨🥕AVOID LUNCHBOX FATIGUE! 🥕✨🥕 Here’s some lunchbox inspiration to help avoid early onset lunchbox fatigue View Recipes Here

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Ipad Apps For Children With Special Needs

A handy chart featuring over 30 iPad Apps for children with Special Needs. These Apps are recommended for teachers and parents of children with learning disabilities. The Apps have been arranged into four main categories: apps for dyslexic learners apps for autistic learners apps for the visually impaired apps for learners with writing difficulties View Here  

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Play Is More Than Just Fun

Stuart Brown’s research shows play is not just joyful and energizing — it’s deeply involved with human development and intelligence. Through the National Institute for Play, he’s working to better understand its significance — Dr. Stuart Brown says humour, games, roughhousing, flirtation and fantasy are more than just fun. Plenty of play in childhood makes for…

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School Video 5: Coping skills for children

With children commencing prep, a new school or even high school this week we need to be there to help cope with this change and their mix of emotions. Here are some tips and strategies that you may find useful to support children to learn general coping skills from Kids Matter Australia. As they grow and develop, all…

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Child Care Benefit

Child Care Benefit helps families with the costs of putting their kids into child care. It is available for both approved and registered child care including family or occasional day care, outside school hour care, vacation care, pre-school and kindergarten. Information about Child Care Benefit including eligibility and how to claim can be found HERE…

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READY, SET…….PREP!

Children need to be socially, emotionally and physically ready for a Prep programme and as a parent, you play a vital role in your child’s education and there are many things you can do to help prepare your child for Prep. A recent study by Margetts (2011), suggests that parents should consider two perspectives: how…

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A child’s brain develops faster with exposure to music education

Music ignites all areas of child development: intellectual, social and emotional, motor, language, and overall literacy. It helps the body and the mind work together. Exposing children to music during early development helps them learn the sounds and meanings of words. Dancing to music helps children build motor skills while allowing them to practice self-expression.…

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Learning Potential Website

Starting school can be a big milestone for your child, filled with both excitement and uncertainty. Preparation is key in making sure that the transition is as smooth as possible. Help them get off to a strong start by following these handy tips from Learning Potential Australia HERE The website is designed to help parents be more involved in their…

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Website — The Early Years Count

Babies and young children are learning through every experience, every day. There are so many ways to make your child’s early years count. The Queensland Department of Education and Training has launched a wonderful new website The Early Years Count offering you a range of resources and support.      

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Do you live in the Somerset Region and would like to keep up-to-date with what is happening in the area

The Lowood Hub connects residents to various services, groups, information, programs, activities and events.  Here are few events and meetings that are taking place this month. 191248-somerset-holiday-a5-flyers_final-compressed v5_lowood-parent-support-group-flyer mobile-hub-flyer-lowood-round-9-february-2017 circle-of-security-flyer   Contact Lowood Hub HERE Phone: 5426 3432   Like and keep up-to-date with the Somerset Regional Council Facebook HERE

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