First 5 Forever

Everyday Play - First 5 Forever

Play Everyday

Everyday PlaySo, Santa’s been generous, and now your kids seem to have enough toys to start a toy store. Here are some tips on what to do when your little ones have an excess...

Feeling the music

Feeling the music

Feeling the musicEveryday is an opportunity to kick back and enjoy music with your little one, but have you ever considered pairing music with art?Music works wonders on our brains. It can evoke joy...

Children and grandparents in Bundaberg

Grandparents have a lifetime of stories to tell

Grandparents have a lifetime of stories to tellGrandparents sometimes feel a bit disconnected from younger people, especially with technology zooming ahead like a kangaroo on a mission. But here’s the good thing: sharing stories...

10 reasons to visit a local library

10 reasons to visit your local library

10 reasons to visit your local libraryThinking about taking your bub or little one to the library but not sure if it’s worth the fuss? Maybe you think they’re too young, or you’re holding...

How do you talk to kids about Anzac Day

How to talk to your kids about Anzac Day

How do you talk to kids about Anzac DayIt’s a time when families across Australia pay respects to those who’ve served their country, both in the past and present, and commemorate the Gallipoli landing...

Boy Looking Out Of The Window

Kickstart your little one’s language skills

Kickstart your little one’s language skillsIt’s never too early to kickstart your little one’s language skills!Here are some easy-peasy ways to give your child’s brain power a boost and pump up their vocab from...

First Five Forever Every day read

Read Everyday

Everyday ReadSharing stories is a great way to bond as a family and foster a love of reading for pleasure in kids. Reading and storytelling with bub’s and young ones not only boosts brain...

Fun Messy Play Ideas

Fun Messy Play Ideas

The Magic of Messy Play for Children Under 5In the world of childhood, mess is often synonymous with fun. As parents and caregivers, we’re often hesitant to let our little ones dive into activities...

Messy Play Fun in Bundaberg, Gin Gin and Childers

Messy Play Fun – Bundaberg Regional Libraries

Bundaberg Regional Libraries and First 5 Forever are hosting a wonderfully messy morning for you and your little one across three locations in the Bundaberg Region! Messy, sensory play is not just fun, it...

What is First 5 Forever

What is First 5 Forever

The first 5 years last a lifetime. Talk, play, sing, read.First 5 Forever is a universal family literacy program aimed at creating stronger language and literacy environments for Queensland children before they start kindergarten...

First 5 Forever Resources

Resources available to help with first 5 years

As a parent or primary caregiver, you play a crucial role in shaping your child’s future. The First 5 Forever program offers invaluable support to enhance your child’s language and literacy skills during their...

Beat Boredom these Summer School Holidays 12

Beat Boredom these Summer School Holidays

This month we asked our community how families living in the Wide Bay can Beat boredom.  With the Summer School Holidays almost upon us, we asked for some suggestions and strategies to help families...

Positive Relationships

Positive relationships for parents and children

This month we asked our community; “How to build positive relationships for parents and children”Why are we asking this question? Why are positive relationships between parents and children so important? Well, we know children...

Screentime

Teach Your Child About Screentime

This month we asked our community how do they teach children how to manage screen time? It is certainly normal to have questions about the amount of screen time your child should consume and whether...

Rainbow Day - Child Protection Week 2022

Rainbow Day – Child Protection Week 2022

As part of Child Protection Week the Bundaberg Child Protection Week Action Group will be hosting Rainbow Day.Join us for a fun filled morning with free activities especially for the under 5’s. Each year...