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The Heart of Learning – Inquiry in the Every Day

The Heart of Learning – Inquiry in the Every Day

In early childhood settings and schools, educators, teachers, and leaders have a profound responsibility to cultivate a culture of play and inquiry that builds upon children’s dispositions to question and research while introducing them to processes they will build on throughout their lives as young citizens. Kirsty Liljegren, a nationally acclaimed early years educator/consultant isContinue reading The Heart of Learning – Inquiry in the Every Day

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Making Marks – A Celebration of Children’s Art Travelling Exhibition

Making Marks – A Celebration of Children’s Art Travelling Exhibition

East Coast Art Trail The B4 Making Marks exhibition is going to the East Coast from 16 December 2020 to 8 March 2021! The exhibition celebrates the art of very young Tasmanian children, birth – 4 years, showcasing their ideas through their mark making. The East Coast is doing the exhibition a little differently creatingContinue reading Making Marks – A Celebration of Children’s Art Travelling Exhibition

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B4 Early Years Community Storyteller Grants

B4 Early Years Community Storyteller Grants

Congratulations to the following recipients who have been successful in their B4 Community Storyteller grant application: Burnie Community House, Door of Hope Christian Church, Early Support for Parents, Friends of Zafira, Goodstart Blackmans Bay, Hub4Health, Kingborough Council, Lady Gowrie, Mission Australia, Poss M’Agic, and Warrane Mornington Neighbourhood Centre. We look forward to sharing their progressContinue reading B4 Early Years Community Storyteller Grants

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Making Marks: The Development of Children’s Drawing

Making Marks: The Development of Children’s Drawing

Great new B4 Resource – Making Marks: The Development of Children’s Drawing (PDF, 1.3MB) Ever wondered how children learn to draw from their first explorations with crayons and pencils to representing their world around them and sharing what’s important to them? This resource provides a journey of discovery to learn more about children’s art drawingContinue reading Making Marks: The Development of Children’s Drawing

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A great new resource to help parents, families and children have fun and continue to grow, develop and thrive

A great new resource to help parents, families and children have fun and continue to grow, develop and thrive

CoLab, part of the Telethon Kids Institute, has developed the Bright Tomorrows app because parents and families need trusted, evidence-based advice in their hands. Parents wanted information that related specifically to their children’s developmental needs, and that prompted them to easily and actively to support their children’s brain development during their daily routines. The BrightContinue reading A great new resource to help parents, families and children have fun and continue to grow, develop and thrive

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