6th Early Literacy Conference.
Climb every mountain: songlines and singing.
Paint the Town REaD Ltd together with our co-host, Paint the Blue REaD invite people interested in early literacy, children’s singing and collective impact in Aboriginal and/or mainstream practices to attend this Conference. We will be meeting on Darug and Gunungurra traditional lands.
3–5 May 2017
Carrington Hotel, Katoomba NSW
Registration for this exciting event is now open. Click here to find out more.
We invite you to become a proud sponsor and be part of our 6th National Conference. This will give your organisation great exposure as the conference aims to bring together professionals from a wide range of disciplines supporting families with children 0-5years across the country. Our expected audience will include staff working in the following sectors:-
- Early Childhood Care and Education
- Library Programs/Services
- Vulnerable Communities/Early Intervention & Prevention
- Aboriginal Communities
- Multicultural Communities
- Local Communities
To find out more click here
If you’re in the North Richmond (NSW) area, check out this exciting new program starting on 21st October.
Check out these great pics from The Pocket Public School. It looks like they had a great Mad Hatters High Tea in celebration of Book Week! How did you celebrate at your school? Let us know by getting in touch here.
A lovely post from Paint Hawkesbury REaD this week ‘Had a big cuddle with Puddles while at my sewing group at North Richmond Community Centre. What a wonderful promotion to encourage children to read. Love the concept! From Grandma Joan’
Thank you for sharing Puddles!
If you’re in the North St Mary’s area come along to wish Rooby a happy birthday!
Paint the Swan REaD invites you to get involved in our Annual Reading Week
Children’s Week October 24th – November 1st 2015
There will be a special focus on 4 communities in the City of Swan
Business or Shop owners!
- Decorate your shop in red for Children’s Week.
- Offer to read to children in your shop on 27th October.
- Donate items for fundraisers or for the Reading Event.
- Sponsor items for Reading week e.g. a Reading tent, books, library bags or stickers.
Libraries and Child and Family Services!
- Host or Plan to include your service in activities in your area.
- Take your children to join in the free and fun local activities.
- Volunteer to join a local planning group for one of the 4 communities.
- Where ever you are stop and read at 11am on 27th October!
For more information and to get involved in activities in your area ask for information at your local library, visit the Paint the Swan REaD Facebook site or contact Fiona Lee at CLAN Midland on 9250-6335
Put the date in your diary for Paint the Gong REaD’s annual reading day to be held on 20th August at Westfield Warrawong.
There’ll be lots of great early literacy activities, singing, craft, puppets and Bright Spark our reading mascot will be there with her friend Billy Back pack. Come and join us.
Find out more here.
There are 9 more Paint the Ridge REaD family gatherings this year. It’s a great way to meet other parents with young children and a great way to spend a Saturday morning!
Congratulations to Paint Holroyd REaD and Paint Parra REaD (in partnership with the Parramatta Eels) who have won a Zest Award in the category of Exceptional Community Partnership across a region. The award was for the read with a mate, a program which focuses on encouraging fathers and father-like figures to read and engage with their children, learning about early literacy and brain development and the important roles they play in their child’s development.