B4 and its members are building tools and resources to support everyone to take action under one or more of the B4 objectives and support children in the early years.

Every person in Tasmania has a part to play in helping Tasmanian children to reach their potential. Every action matters – big or small- because when everyone contributes, everyone benefits. By recognising the importance of the early years and their lasting influence, we can take action together to give Tasmania children the best start to life.

If you have a tool or resource that you would like to share, please contact B4 at b4@decyp.tas.gov.au or 03 6165 5666.

Growth Chart

Growth Chart

10 MB

145cm growth chart. Fantastic way to engage with children, learning about numbers, heights and seeing what animals you can spot!

B4 Trifold Brochure

B4 Trifold Brochure

4.8 MB

This brochure contains introductory information about the B4 Coalition as well as contact details, and can be printed as a double-sided, tri-folded A4 sheet.

B4 Early Years Calendar

B4 Early Years Calendar

1.3 MB

Printable A3 calendar of early years events and awareness days.

B4 Infographic - The First 1000 Days

B4 Infographic - The First 1000 Days

1.4 MB

Printable A3 infographic: The First 1000 Days – A critical period of development

Newsletter Inserts

Newsletter Inserts

281 KB

Eight inserts you can copy and paste into your newsletter or publication as a way of sharing information about the early years and showing your support.


Social Media Tiles

Ten social media tiles available below for you to cut and paste onto your Facebook or other social media sites to let everyone know you support the early years pregnancy to 4 years, especially the first 1000 days. #Isupporttheearlyyears

  • Talking and reading to your child during their first 1000 days, pregnancy to 2 years, is so important for their language and communication development.  The more you talk with your baby or toddler, the better.

  • The first 1000 days, pregnancy to 2 years, is a critical period for a child’s development and wellbeing both now and for their future. Did you know?

  • During a childs first 1000 days, from pregnancy to 2 years, a loving relationship is critical for a child’s development. This bonding and attachment happens through consistent warm responds to a child’s needs for safety, attention and stimulation.

  • What happens in the first 1000 days, pregnancy to 2 years, not only affects the child now but has lifelong effects on their health and wellbeing. Getting it right in the early years means getting it right now and for life.

  • A loving, stable and responsive relationship is key to children’s development in their first 1000 days. When your baby babbles and you respond in a warm, loving and gentle way, you’re helping your baby learn.

  • Children in the first 1000 days, pregnancy to 2 years, thrive in safe, healthy and positive environments. Healthy homes and welcoming communities are places and spaces where children can safely grow and develop.

  • Raising children in the first 1000 days is an important job and looking after yourself helps you do the job well. That’s because looking after yourself physically, mentally and emotionally helps you give your child what they need to grow and thrive.

  • It’s never too early in the first 1000 days, pregnancy to 2 years to talk to your child. It builds language and communication skills. You can talk anywhere, anytime, about anything! The more you talk the better.

  • The first 1000 days, pregnancy to 2 years are a time of tremendous potential and enormous vulnerability. It’s never too late to have a positive influence on your child’s development.

  • What happens around and to children in the first 1000 days shapes the way that their brains, bodies and emotions develop throughout life. That’s why is it so important that all Tasmanian children in the early years get a great start.