Yarn with the teachers, yarn with the elders

Aunty Veronica is a respected Elder and Yuwibara descendant.

She encourages families to yarn with the teachers and Elders about kindy and other early education options, to give children the best possible start they can.

‘We grew up in an era where we use to walk all around country, getting the hands dirty, going and touching things,’ she said.

‘It’d be great to teach these babies. We’ve got to make sure that we give them that foundation.’

She says to parents or carers who are unsure about kindy to go in and talk to the teachers and the people that are around them, or sit in the classroom to learn more about it.

Find your local Early Years Place, playgroup or kindy today.

Published — 22 May 2018 Last updated — 22 May 2018