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Why do we care about play? Did you know that more than just about any other activity, play is what promotes the healthy development of your child!  The most important thing to remember about play is that it should be pleasurable.  That means that if your child is having fun, then you are doing it right!  Play

I chose this article about why preschool is important because it explains that through play, children learn things that will help them in the future. Preschool is and important start to the responsibilities that lay ahead.

FREE PRINTABLE 20 DAY SIBLING CHALLENGE This is a post by Free Homeschool Deals contributor, Samantha at Lechaim on the Right Siblings arguing is a constant bat

Intended for families but could be adapted for classroom behavior goals! FREE PRINTABLE 20 DAY SIBLING CHALLENGE This is a post by Free Homeschool Deals contributor, Samantha at Lechaim on the Right Siblings arguing is a consta

Failure to ensure children have the basic conditions for a good childhood is one of the most costly mistakes a society can make. The heaviest toll is borne by the children themselves. The UN Committee for child rights encouraged Canada to further its efforts to translate the Convention on the Rights of the Child into concrete change for Canadian kids.

Failure to ensure children have the basic conditions for a good childhood is one…

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) - SOS Children's Villages International

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) - SOS Children& Villages International

Maximising children's potential through Inclusion: The EYLF - Getting Started By Joy Goodfellow (Early Childhood Australia)

For many of us who missed the recent EYLF training with PSCWA, Joy Goodfellow did a wonderful introduction to the framework.

Children's Rights and Responsibilities.  Sometimes children take their "rights" for granted and forget that they actually have "responsibilities" that go hand in hand. To be an active citizen you have to take both your rights and responsibilities into consideration.

These are great images that link to the Convention on the rights of the child. To be an active citizen it is important that students are aware of their rights and responsibilities and take on the correct social approach (Reynolds,

When children play we often just think they're having fun, but research has shown that the benefits of play extend far beyond that in early childhood.

When children play we often just think they're having fun, but research has shown that the benefits of play extend far beyond that in early childhood. Such a key resource in understanding the effects and benefits of play on early childhood development.

Supporting young children’s rights: Statement of intent (2015–2018) provides high-level principles and areas for collective work, advocacy and action by Early Childhood Australia (ECA), its members and the National Children’s Commissioner in relation to the rights of young children—including children from birth to primary school age—over the next three years.

Supporting young children’s rights: Statement of intent (2015–2018) provides high-level principles and areas for collective work, advocacy and action by Early Childhood Australia (ECA), its members and the National Children’s Commissioner in relation to the rights of young children—including children from birth to primary school age—over the next three years.

The Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) identifies secure, respectful and reciprocal relationships with children as one of the principles ...

The Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) identifies secure, respectful and reciprocal relationships with children as one of the principles .