child development

Easter Bunny Ears
Easter Bunny Ears April 18, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 2-10 years Duration of activity Making a set of Easter Bunny ears will take approximately 30 minutes. Materials/equipment Printable Easter Bunny ears template A4 cardboard sheets Scissors- for younger children use blunt nose safety scissors Colouring pencils Glue Cello ... Read More »

Easter Bunny Envelope
Easter Bunny Envelope April 18, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 4-10 years Duration of activity This activity will take about 30 minutes. If you make several envelopes your child will probably get quicker as they make additional cards Materials/equipment Printable Easter Bunny Envelope template – print one page for ... Read More »

League heroes star in children’s book series
League heroes star in children’s book series April 16, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Some of the biggest names in rugby league are profiled in the latest installment of Legends of League – the successful book series developed by ACU researcher Suzan Hirsch to encourage kids to read. Suzan, a specialist in literacy for ... Read More »

Easter egg hunt alternatives
Easter egg hunt alternatives April 15, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 2-12 Duration of activity Depending on age and which activities you chose, alternative Easter hunts can last for anything from a few minutes to a few hours. Materials/equipment The materials and equipment you’ll need for alternative Easter hunts depends ... Read More »

Easter matching, tracing and counting worksheets for 2-4 year olds
Easter matching, tracing and counting worksheets for 2-4 year olds April 15, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 2-4 years Duration of activity A single worksheet can be completed in about 10 minutes. However you can extend the time by asking your child lots of questions about the worksheets as you go. Materials/equipment Printable Easter educational worksheets ... Read More »

Quality early childhood programs help prevent adult chronic disease
Quality early childhood programs help prevent adult chronic disease April 15, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

High-quality early childhood development programs with health care and nutritional components can help prevent or delay the onset of adult chronic disease, according to a new study by Nobel laureate economist James Heckman and researchers at the University of Chicago, ... Read More »

Happy, healthy children develop on the playing field
Happy, healthy children develop on the playing field April 13, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Playing a team sport at an early age can improve the health and wellbeing of children, particularly for young girls. Girls who take up a team sport before the age of eight and continue for at least two years are ... 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 (2 votes, average: 5.00 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 »

Should I raise my kids bilingually?
Should I raise my kids bilingually? April 6, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

As one in four Australians is now born outside of Australia, many children are growing up with other languages spoken at home. Should parents speak to their child in their first language, or attempt to speak to them in English? ... Read More »

Four in 10 infants lack strong parental attachments
Four in 10 infants lack strong parental attachments April 5, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In a study of 14,000 U.S. children, 40% lack strong emotional bonds — what psychologists call “secure attachment” — with their parents that are crucial to success later in life, according to a new report. The researchers found that these ... Read More »







 
 
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