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Jan, 2019

Yoga for Kids

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Are you looking for some after school activities that will kick off the school year on the right foot? Dalby Library is once again offering Yoga for kids so they can learn some healthy techniques for focusing, relaxing and managing stress and difficult emotions in a fun and supportive environment. Details: Time: 3.30pm – 4.30pm Dates: Tuesdays 5/2/19 – 26/3/19 Who: children aged 6 – 11 Bookings: click here to book in Cost: free Each session will include yoga poses, breathing exercises, meditation practices and story telling to leave the kids […]

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Jan, 2019

Yoga Storytime in Chinchilla

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Yoga Storytime will be re-starting on Tuesday 5 February, from 10am. All ages are welcome.   Calm hearts and calm minds lead to calm kids and calm families.    Yoga Storytime is a relaxed and fun session which incorporates breathing, stretching, singing, dancing and mindfulness. This is an interactive session between parent (or caregiver) and children, held at Chinchilla Library every Tuesday from 10am during term-time.   Please make our Yoga Instructor, Lisa, feel welcome! Lisa is a yoga teacher with a gentle nature and a calming soul, who brings […]

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Jan, 2019

Storytime for Kids at Tara

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Start the month off with some fun by bringing your children to your local library to listen to a story, make some music, dance and do some fun craft activities. The next Tara Library Storytime session will be held on Friday 1 February 2019 at 10:00 am. Children love reading stories, the more you read, talk and play with your child, the more lights you’re turning on in their brain.  The experience of those first five years stay with them forever. Help your child develop a love of reading by simply taking them to a […]

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Dec, 2018

Combat loss of reading achievement

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Experts call it the “summer slide,” where children lose up to two months of reading achievement over the Christmas holidays? Your local Library has the solution. We have Emergent readers, Beginner readers and Early readers that are high interest and cover lots of topics. Ask your local librarian to advise about other Junior Fiction books that may be of interest such as Frog on a Log in a Bog by Andy Griffiths or go on adventures with Algy. This series are small chapter books with coloured illustrations which are great […]

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Oct, 2018

Vroom! learning about our world with picture books

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It’s hard to miss all the roadworks around the region. Although the frequent delays can be annoying to adults, children love to talk and learn about all the various machinery and jobs that make up a road gang. Next time you’re in the library, pick up some transport-related picture books for bedtime reading. They keep the learning going at home, plus they’re lots of fun!

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Feb, 2018

It is never to early to read to your baby

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In the first years of life, your child’s brain develops faster than at any other stage. During this time, the simple things you to together each day can have an enormous impact. Even though your baby isn’t reading yet, sharing books and reading stories is such a valuable way to develop your baby’s pre-literacy and language skills. It is important to familiarise your child with how a storybook works, the beginning, the end, and how text reads from left to right. Tips for reading to your baby Choose a book […]

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