Activities

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Simon Says, listen in

This family favourite is a great way to build listening skills while having fun.

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Executive function skills in the early years

Following instructions, staying focused and using self-control are important skills that are learned and built from an early age.

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Learning about other cultures

When children learn about other cultures, as well as their own cultural identity, it helps them to understand we are all different.

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Let’s have a go at writing

Having a go at writing and drawing at an early age helps children learn and understand how ideas are communicated.

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Numbers, easier with meaning

Kids begin to learn about numbers from everyday situations they can relate to.

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Dress-ups and make believe

At around 15 months, toddlers start becoming interested in dress-ups and make-believe play.

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Auslan adventures with Sally & Possum

Children born with hearing difficulties can have fun learning early literacy and numeracy skills with Auslan communicators Sally & Possum.

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Play

Get moving outdoors

Playing outdoors is great for physical and mental development.

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How playtime can help your baby develop

Baby playtime can be a great time to bond, build relationships and support important mental, physical and social development.

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Connecting with your baby

Love, attention and interesting experiences create the best conditions for you baby’s brain growth, learning and development.

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Fitting in story time

Make story time a part of your daily routine you both look forward to.

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Play a different way, every day

Different types of play allow kids to learn in new ways.

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Getting crafty

Encourage your child to get involved with these activities your kids love to get crafty with.

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Encourage

Getting to know the great outdoors

The great outdoors is full of interesting natural materials waiting to be discovered. Exploring outdoor materials provides opportunities for children to learn to care for and respect their environment.

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Painting for developing minds and bodies

Painting is a great way to let your child to experiment with expression and visual communication while developing important motor skills.

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Making paint

Get kids involved in making their own paint for craft activities.

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Making playdough

An old favourite, try these DIY recipes to make your own playdough at home.

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SPEAK app

Free activities, ideas and information for parents and caregivers to encourage their child to speak and listen every day.

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General

QLD Schools app

Find school enrolment information, contact details and more in the one place.

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Playtime ideas: let’s play

Try out some of these playtime ideas with your family.

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