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Unique art education program teaches children about dementia
Unique art education program teaches children about dementia (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The results of a unique project that uses art to illustrate children’s understanding of dementia is currently on display in Corrimal. An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Wollongong (UOW) Global Challenges Program, in consultation with artists from ... Read More »

Children’s theatre adds a dash of life skills
Children’s theatre adds a dash of life skills (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new production at Patch Theatre Company is incorporating Flinders University expertise in tips for children to roll with the punches and be the best they can. It’s not easy to fail and take criticism, but learning resilience and how ... Read More »

STEAMpunk girls
STEAMpunk girls (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In summary: STEAMpunk Girls is an education program that has been co-designed by the Hatchery and female high school students and teachers Launching in May, STEAMpunk Girls introduces young women in high school (aged 12 to 16) to entrepreneurship and ... Read More »

ACCC warning statement on asbestos in crayons
ACCC warning statement on asbestos in crayons (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has conducted testing on a range of wax crayons and identified traces of asbestos in the following products: Dora the Explorer Personalized 32 pack crayons (Figure 1) Dora the Explorer Jumbo crayons (Figure 2) ... Read More »

Coloured rice
Coloured rice (10 votes, average: 4.60 out of 5)

Age 0-8 years. Most of these games and activities are suitable for toddlers and preschool children. Sensory play games like pouring and scooping are great for babies and toddlers. The weighing and measuring activity and the more complex art ideas ... Read More »

Exploring the power of music in children
Exploring the power of music in children (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Three music education leaders will present research at a public lecture this month showing the advantages children can gain from music. University of Queensland School of Music Head Professor Margaret Barrett said research confirmed the long-held belief that music had ... Read More »

Non-English subjects can help migrant and refugee children
Non-English subjects can help migrant and refugee children (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research at the University of Adelaide recommends that migrant and refugee children be exposed to more non-English-based subjects – such as art and sport – to help them to make friends, transition into school education and improve their wellbeing. ... Read More »

Make your own wrapping paper
Make your own wrapping paper (12 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age Two years and up Duration of activity This activity can last just a few minutes, or for hours if you have older children. Materials/equipment Butcher’s paper Colouring pencils, crayons, textas or paint Stickers, stamps, glitter or other crafty things ... Read More »

Stained glass window decorations
Stained glass window decorations (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 2 years and over Duration of activity This activity can last about 30 minutes, depending on how much of the activity your child does on their own (age-dependent). Materials/equipment Transparent plastic sheets (the type sold by the metre as ... Read More »

Complete the drawing: Rainy Days
Complete the drawing: Rainy Days (9 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age For 18 month to 3 year olds. Duration of activity This activity can last for 15 minutes or longer Materials/equipment Complete the rain cloud drawing printable Colouring pens/pencils/crayons Cost The cost of this activity should be minimal as most ... Read More »

 
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