- Libraries Tasmania Early Years Programs Libraries Tasmania offers early learning programs for very young children and their families, including Rock & Rhyme for birth to 3 years and Storytime 3 to 5 years.These programs support:
- Literacy and numeracy skill development
- Building social confidence
- Building communication skills
For regular session times in your area, please visit Early Learning Programs at the Libraries Tasmania website.
- It’s A Great Start website Give your child a great start on their lifelong education.
- First 1,000 Days | Little Tasmanian Early positive life experiences, a loving and safe environment, and responsive parenting can all have a positive and protective effect on a child’s development.
- Launching into Learning
A free program run by the Department of Education where you and your child can get to know your local school, Child and Family Centre and other families. It is for families with children from birth – 4 years of age and is available in all Tasmanian Government schools and Child and Family Centres.
- Working Together Working Together offers free early learning for children in the year before Kindergarten. Plus, support for their families.
- Australian Early Development Census
The AEDC aims to support communities to bring long-term benefits to children and their families.
- Supporting Children to Develop Social Competence
- Supporting Children to Develop Physical Health and Wellbeing
- Supporting Children to Develop Emotional Maturity
- Supporting Children to Develop Communication Skills and General Knowledge
- Supporting Children to Develop Language and Cognitive Skills (School Based)
- Healthy Kids
Giving children a healthy start sets them up for life! Here you will find key information about eating and physical activity for raising healthy Tasmanian kids.
- Pregnancy to 4 years – Give your child’s teeth a healthy start.
- Lift the lip
- Child Restraints – A Guide to Car Seats
A guide to safe car seats for kids published by Transport Tasmania and Kidsafe – a nationally based charitable, non-government organisation dedicated to child safety.
- Strong Families Safe Kids
Strong Families, Safe Kids Advice & Referral Line – 1800 000 123 – is the first point of contact for child wellbeing and safety.
- Child Health and Parent Service (CHaPS)
A community based health promoting service that provides child centred and family focused services to enhance the health and wellbeing of all young children in Tasmania.
- 26 TEN
Get help with reading, writing and maths.