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Concepts of pictures: Understanding that pictures tell stories

Ready, set, go 5 - 15 mins Out & about

Next time you are travelling in the car or going for a walk with your child, point out the different traffic signs....

Visit the Botanic Gardens 1.5 - 2 hours Out & about

Are you wondering what your family can do this weekend? You could visit the Botanic Gardens. ...

Telling stories through painting 15 - 30 mins Word play

There are many ways to tell a story, not only by reading a book. Many cultures share and tell their stories through...

The paper's here 5 - 15 mins Word play

Do you get the newspaper delivered to your home? If you do, you can talk to your child about what is in...

Visiting the art gallery 45 mins - 1 hour Out & about

Are you wondering what your family can do this weekend or during the holidays? You could visit an art gallery. ...

Does it fit? 15 - 30 mins Play

Children explore how things fit and connect together from a very young age. You might see this when your child tries...

Writing 15 - 30 mins Word play

Learning to write begins with children noticing writing around them and trying to create their own words. ...

Making Christmas cards 30 - 45 mins Celebrations

We often send cards to family and friends at Christmas time. Instead of buying cards this year you could ask your child to help...

Eating out 1.5 - 2 hours Celebrations

Eating out at a cafe or a restaurant is an opportunity to talk and sit together as a family. You can...

Making marks 15 - 30 mins Word play

Drawing and writing doesn’t just happen inside. Outside can be a great place to draw and write too. Give...

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