The B4 Early Years Toolkit was released on Monday 18 February 2019.  The Toolkit includes the Early Years Story, and other resources and information to support everyone to take action everywhere everyday, to ensure all children in the early years get the best start.

The B4 Early Years Toolkit is also available in hard copy format by contacting B4 Support team b4@education.tas.gov.au or (03) 61655666.

B4 encourages local communities and services to add local information into the B4 Early Years Toolkit of the services, supports places and events that are happening in your local region for children and families, pregnancy to 4 years. You might like to add a sticker from your service on the front!

The Early Years Story brochure

The Early Years Story brochure

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A four page brochure explaining the Early Years Story.

The Early Years Story poster

The Early Years Story poster

2.1 MB

A colourful, printable poster of the steps of the Early Years Story.

B4 Early Years Story Interactive Poster

B4 Early Years Story Interactive Poster

Word, 1.2 MB

An editable version of the poster for services and communities to personalise for their community and celebrate and share the services, supports and facilities available for children the early years and their families. You can record your community’s name and what’s available in against the key areas of development children need to get a great start.

The Development of Children’s Drawing

The Development of Children’s Drawing

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 drawing on the research it will take you through each stage of development and we hope inspire you to support children’s artistic explorations, always.

Making Marks Visible

Making Marks Visible

2.94MB

Respecting and relating to the stories young children tell in their mark-making.

This guide is designed to help capture children’s stories of explorations with materials, people, and places when they make marks as practicing artists, and provides support for adults in talking and working with children birth to four years as artists together.

Showcasing Marks

Showcasing Marks

4MB

This resource offers some thoughts about why and how to curate and display young children’s art. It is a guide for re-visiting how we best celebrate and awaken new understandings of exhibiting children’s artworks. Covering the why, what, how, and who of deciding which works will be exhibited.

2018 AEDC report - Tasmania

2018 AEDC report - Tasmania

870 KB

Results and emerging trends in Tasmania from the Australian Early Development Census.

2018 AEDC report - Tasmania - Simplified

2018 AEDC report - Tasmania - Simplified

274 KB

A simplified chart of the Tasmanian results of the Australian Early Development Census.

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It's a great start postcard

512 KB

A postcard with information about the resources available on the Great Start and Kinder Ready websites.

Launching into Learning postcard

Launching into Learning postcard

1.2 MB

A postcard with information about the Launching into Learning initiative.