The need to feel included is part of who we are and is integral to good mental health and wellbeing. It also helps to improve children’s learning, behaviour and ability to form relationships.

The importance of belonging is the focus of this month’s enewsletter for families. We take a look at the need to belong, how creating a positive community can help everyone feel included, and how creating a sense of belonging starts at home:

Those working closely with children and families might like to use the KidsMatter information sheets in their daily practice, refer resources on to others, and even encourage parents and carers to subscribe to our families enewsletter.