Women with a plan
March celebrates International Women’s Day and is Australian Women’s History Month. The global theme for 2012 is Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures. The United Nation’s 2012 theme is Empower Rural Women – End Hunger and Poverty. Read more . . .
World Kids Colouring Day
Download a colouring page here. On World Kids Colouring Day, May 6, 2012, the sky’s the limit on creativity and children of all ages are invited to participate to help disadvantaged children. For the fifth consecutive year, writing instrument company STAEDTLER and Save the Children have joined forces globally in support of World Kids Colouring Day. Read more . . .
Walking in the shoes of a child carer
2012 ushers in the beginning of another round of change in the early years landscape, with an increase in the ratio of carers per children, and in the minimum qualifications needed by carers. The consensus of public opinion is that these are good changes…in principle! The prospect of increased costs has been unpopular, with claims that parents will have to stop work and centres forced to reduce the number of places on offer. Read more . .
It’s a connected world. Australia is well known as a nation of early adopters when it comes to communication gadgets and tools, and recent research by Telstra with 1250 parents of school aged children confirms this trend. Read more . . .
Prescription medicine in schools
By the end of the first week of February, all of the nation’s children are safely back at school and parents knee-deep in the usual paper work that comes home in school back packs. Read more . . .
New Books for Kids
10 Scared Fish by Ros Moriarty, The Red Poppy, Find the Footy & Bumper Footy Colouring Book.