Kerry Bidwell is Queensland's facilitator

Contact Kerry to have a chat about what KidsMatter Early Childhood is doing in Queensland. Kerry also enjoys reflecting with others about early childhood, mental health and ways of making the most of the KidsMatter resources. 

Kerry recommends resources for Queensland

Yarning Up 

KidsMatter now have 8 series of podcasts that capture voices across Australia yarning about all things early childhood, mental health, education, Culture and community.

I enjoyed listening to Series 8, especially episode 5 Intrinsic Rewards and episode 7 Two way relationships.

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KidsMatter Ways action charts

These action charts are another new additon to the many great KidsMatter resources. One of my favourites is:

There is no shame in seekeing help

There are more action charts ... let me know what ones you are using.

What's worth checking out on Shared Thinking

Collaborative Partnerships: Parent and educator perspectives shares thoughts from Queensland's very own South Mackay Kindergarten  

Or ...

While continuing the showcase of great things happening in Queensland consider ways to support children's developing sense of identity and social and emotional skills by reading How full is your inviible bucket?

Educators and families in QLD are making the most of this KidsMatter information too:

Where to go for help: Resources for family and staff and the eBook Connections with the National Quality Framework: Helping children who are experiencing mental health difficulties.

In fact all the eBooks we have in our collection are great!