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A-Z Science Book full of science experiments for the early years 5 Dec 2013
The author of this book, Jill Kearney, presented a workshop at this year's (2013) ECTA annual state conference. Science experiments to engage young... 

Digital Documentation 101 Microsoft Word Layouts 12 May 2013
The author of this book CD package, Kim Walters, presented at several ECTA annual state conference. The CD, which accompanies the book, contains... 

Managing a childcare service? Read this book 12 May 2013
The author of this book, Dr Brenda Abbey, presented a workshop at this year's ECTA annual state conference. Dr Abbey explains practical and... 

Early years environments - edited by ECTA member Julie Davis
Contact Julie Dabis directly for more information. 

QECSN - Queensland Early Childhood Sustainability Network 6 Aug 2010
QECSN is keen to establish a strong and dynamic network group to inspire and support education for sustainability in early childhood... 

Creativity Killers 16 Apr 2010
March 25, 2010 I always view problems as opportunities in work clothes. Henry Kaiser In The Creative Spirit (Plume, 1993), a book based on a PBS... 

Social and emotional early development strategy (SEEDS) 11 Apr 2010
SEEDS is a mental health promotion framework designed to enhance the social and emotional well-being of children, families and staff working in early... 

Health Eating and Physical Activity Guidelines for Early Childhood Settings (Get Up & Grow) Survey - Now live! 15 Mar 2010
Dear Educators Late last year saw the release of the new national Health Eating and Physical Activity Guidelines for Early Childhood Settings (Get... 

2010 ECTA State Conference SPONSORS 22 Feb 2010
Are you looking for resources available through our conference sponsors? Contact details are available here. 

Publications that might interest ECTA members 7 Feb 2010
New Resource Available! Your organization was recommended to us as one that is committed to community collaboration in order to better serve... 

Open-ended Christmas experiences 7 Dec 2009
Here is a selection of ideas for open ended Christmas art experiences to try. 

Cairns ECTA Regional Group has posted resources in the members only area. 22 Oct 2009
If you are logged in go to the Secure Area, click Members and then scroll down to the Regional Group page - bingo!! Steps for Planning Outdoor... 

Caring for babies? Read this book 15 Jun 2009
The author of this book, Neil Alcorn, is presenting a workshop at this year's ECTA annual state conference. The aim of his book is to highlight from... 

Can you keep a secret - new book & CD release 6 Jun 2009
Can You Keep a Secret? is a beautifully presented book, ideal for special occasion gifts. Now with a FREE music CD, it includes playtime rhymes,... 

Human Rights in the Classroom
3 May is World Press Freedom Day ·Use the information in 'Lets talk about Rights' to find out what our human rights are in Australia... 

Too Many Cooks Improve the Broth 18 Apr 2009
New research reveals two-thirds1 of Australian parents find it too time consuming and difficult to involve their children in cooking, and may be... 

Butterfly Wings Rhymes 5 Apr 2009
The team from the Butterfly Wings Child Parent Program have kindly compiles some rhymes for use in April. From more rhymes and information about... 

Queensland Children's Services Library 13 Feb 2009
I would like to introduce your association to the Queensland Children’s Services Library. The library has been funded by the Queensland... 

new UK clearinghouse - worth watching for their interest in the early years 30 Jan 2009
Centre for Excellence and Outcomes in Children and Young People's Services Dear Colleague, C4EO support programme on early years for Local...