See here for an interesting article from 'The Conversation' about using food as rewards with children.
In Australia, around 21,000 divorces involving children occur annually. Separation and divorce can be an emotionally exhausting and difficult time. Separation and divorce with children can be even more challenging, and many parents want to know the “right” way to parent now they’re no longer together.
See here for an informative piece in 'The Conversation' about co-parenting.
Don’t Keep History A Mystery
27 May – 3 June
This year during National Reconciliation Week, Reconciliation Australia invites all Australians to
learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and histories, to share that knowledge and help us grow as a nation.
“Don’t Keep History A Mystery: Learn. Share. Grow” explores history hidden just beneath the surface, ready and waiting to be uncovered. This National Reconciliation Week learn more about the Australian story.
Well-known psychologist and author of parenting books – Steve Biddulph is touring Brisbane this year. He is coming to Brisbane in May and will speak at a number of locations including at St Kevin's Primary School at Geebung.
The focus of his talk is the “Secrets of Happy Children”. This is a parent only event, designed to provide tips for parenting both boys and girls. It is likely to be a large event with people from all over Brisbane coming to our school to hear Steve speak.
I would encourage you to check out Steve’s website (www.stevebiddulph.com) and use the link below to purchase tickets if you are interested. The cost per adult is $32.
Has your child visited the dentist yet? Last week you might have seen a number of pieces on the news about rates of child tooth decay. See here for a recent article about child tooth decay and oral health.
Next week at kindy we are celebrating Harmony Day which is officially on Wednesday 21st March.
Harmony Day celebrates Australia’s cultural diversity. It’s about inclusiveness, respect and a sense of belonging for everyone.
Each year the kindergarten celebrates Harmony Day by inviting musician, Lucas Proudfoot to the kindy.
Lucas will be here on Tuesday 20th and Thursday 23rd for a special music and cultural learning session for each group. Lucas has worked with our kindy for a number of years now and is a much loved visitor.
Welcome to Aspley East Kindy for 2018!
Please see here for the first kindy newsletter of the year.
Happy Reading :)
Marie (Centre Director)
Are you looking for greeting cards to send to friends or family??
We have some very special greeting cards available for purchase from the kindy featuring artwork by Aspley East Kindy children. Cards are $3 each and are available for purchase from the kindy office.