One answer to a lack of nature play for older children – Wild Imagination

Like many of our readers, Brooke Davis believes in the wonderful opportunities availed to children of all ages through time spent in nature, exploring, experimenting and engaging in the type of play that is less about rules and structure, and more about developing a sense of self and a chance to answer a favourite question of childhoodI wonder what would happen if…?

a day ago

by Freya Lucas

ECEC sector responds favourably to PwC report confirming the value of the early years

The early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector has responded favourably to the issuance of a new report from PwC yesterday, which highlighted the economic and societal benefits gained from sound and continuing investment in the early years.

4 days ago

by Freya Lucas

ECEC leaders encouraged and supported to have conversations about racism

The Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has launched a conversation guide to support Australians from all walks of life to have what can sometimes be challenging discussions about racism in our society.

13 days ago

by Freya Lucas

ARACY to take the lead on 10 year research agenda for early childhood development

The Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) will lead a major research project, aimed at helping Australian children to get the best start in life.

18 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Two awesome Australian picture books for helping children with worries

Stories are powerful. They can inspire, entertain, reassure, and teach us. In therapy with children, stories can provide a different perspective on a problem, normalise experiences, educate and provide ideas and metaphors to continue to reflect on.

19 days ago

by Dr Suzanne Barrett and Dr Fiona Zandt, Creative Child Therapy Workshops