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Issue 81 | 06 October 2016


Latest parenting news

Chemical in plastic causes baby boy genital abnormalities: how to avoid it

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A new study shows that pregnant women’s exposure to a chemical commonly found in plastic is directly linked to abnormalities in newborn boys’ reproductive organs....
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Steroid treatment for IVF does more harm than good

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Researchers are urging doctors and patients to refrain from using a specific steroid treatment to treat infertility in women unless clinically indicated,...
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Codeine in cough syrup and prescription pain meds too dangerous for kids

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The American Academy of Pediatrics is urging parents and health providers to stop giving codeine to children, calling for more education about its risks and restrictions on its use...
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How ice affects families and what to do about it

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Some of the greatest impacts of drug use are on families, but families sometimes feel in a position of little control when it comes to responding...
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Sign language beneficial for speech disorder

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Using sign language with intensive speech therapy may be an effective treatment for children with a rare speech disorder called apraxia of speech, according to...
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New pre-schooler worksheets

Preschool maths: Counting, patterns and ordering houses worksheet

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This activity helps kids to develop their early mathematical skills. It involves counting, cutting and pasting houses in the correct number sequence and placement on a page. It also involves pattern recognition.
View instructions for this activity
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Download the Counting and Ordering Houses Worksheet
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Download the Extension Counting and Ordering Houses Worksheet
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Download the Development Assessment Table
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Download the Extension Development Assessment Table

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Our competitions this week

Win one of five prize packs thanks to the release of Robinson Crusoe: The Wild Life

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Join Crusoe and his animal friends on a fun-filled, colourful ride for the whole family and pass down this reimagined classic to your children! Discover ROBINSON CRUSOE: THE WILD LIFE in cinemas 29-30 October & 5-6 November.
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myVMC: Last chance! Win Australian-made restaurant quality cookware

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Competition winners

Family games Split Second & Tri-ominos

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The winners have been announced.
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Multilingual Songs

Colour song (Maori)

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This song gives the Maori colour first and then the English equivalent.
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French: Bateau sur l’eau (Boat on the water)

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French song with English translation and with actions.​
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German: In dem Wald, da steht ein Haus (In a Cabin in a Wood)

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German song with English translation and with actions.
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French: Cinq Petits Cochons (Five little pigs)

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French song with English translation and with actions.​
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