Raising children

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Checklist for advising children about safe use of social media
Checklist for advising children about safe use of social media April 18, 2015 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Parents wanting to help their children use social media safely should advise them: To set privacy so that only friends can see the information they add. Not to add people to their social network that you don’t know and trust ... Read More »

Social Media: A guide for parents
Social Media: A guide for parents April 18, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Introduction Social networking is increasingly popular and interacting using online social media has become an important part of children’s and adolescents’ lives. The majority of Australian children use social media and use increases in older age groups. Amongst 8-11 year ... Read More »

Mobile phone use in kids
Mobile phone use in kids November 11, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A lot of you probably watching this video grew up without mobile phones. And there’s a very simple reason for that. Hi, I’m Doctor Joe. Anybody probably who is older than twenty five is actually older than mobile phones. Mobile ... Read More »

Multilingual resources for teaching the alphabet
Multilingual resources for teaching the alphabet September 8, 2014 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

It’s never too early to start teaching your child a second language, in fact the younger they start learning, the more easily children seem to learn to speak another language. But there’s more to being bilingual than knowing how to speak. ... Read More »

Making Easter for children a positive celebration filled with love
Making Easter for children a positive celebration filled with love April 7, 2014 (4 votes, average: 4.75 out of 5)

There’s more to Easter than chocolate eggs. With all the evidence that kids should avoid sugary, fatty food, there’s plenty of reason to make the focus of your family’s Easter something other than chocolate. Easter is traditionally a celebration of ... Read More »

Toy labels tidying up activity
Toy labels tidying up activity March 27, 2014 (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age Two years and over Duration of activity This activity should make cleaning up after play a little quicker than it used to be and will also teach children a range of educational skills. Materials/equipment Toy labels – we have ... Read More »

How to have sharing and caring children
How to have sharing and caring children December 10, 2013 (7 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

We all want our children to have the best opportunities and facilities to help them grow,  learn and play, but we also want them to grow up to be empathetic, compassionate adults who care for those less fortunate than themselves ... Read More »

Kids gift ideas: 6 tips for choosing the perfect present
Kids gift ideas: 6 tips for choosing the perfect present November 22, 2013 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Whether you’re looking for the perfect present for your child’s birthday or a great gift for them to give one of their friends for Christmas, you’re probably wondering what to buy. You don’t want to spend a fortune, but you ... Read More »

You and me time vouchers
You and me time vouchers November 18, 2013 (6 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 3 years and up Duration of activity This activity lasts all year round. Materials/equipment You can use either our ready made printable me you vouchers (we’ve also made blank vouchers so you can add activities which are important to you) or you ... Read More »

Bedroom makeovers for kids
Bedroom makeovers for kids October 16, 2013 (6 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Your child’s bedroom is a space where they relax, play and find sanctuary. As they grow and their personalities develop, it will also be a space where they express their personalities, whether that’s by hanging magazine pin ups on the ... Read More »







 
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