At Learning Links, we are committed to helping all children reach their full potential and we understand the importance of supporting development in a child’s early years. All children are unique and develop at their own pace, and there are many simple strategies we can use to help them along the way.
We have put together a selection of videos created by experienced professionals who work with children in the younger years: Early Childhood Teachers, Occupational Therapists and Speech Pathologists on topics related to different aspects of early childhood development. These early childhood resources are designed to help you better support your child’s development at this crucial time.
Supporting Your Child's Development
Video: 5 Budget Friendly Educational Toys
This video with speech pathologist, Pip Su, will help you use toys you already have at home to support your child's learning.
Video: Getting Ready For Toilet Training
This video with Occupational Therapist, Stephanie, will help you looks for the signs that your child is ready for toilet training and well as some practical strategies and tips to help them.
Video: Raising Bilingual Children
This video explores strategies to best support the development of bilingual children's language and what to do if you're concerned about your child's speech or language skills.
Video: Managing Separation Anxiety
This video with Learning Links' Preschool Director, Belinda, outlines practical strategies and tips that may help your child if you suspect they are experiencing separation anxiety and when and where to seek professional help.
Video: Early Language Development
This video with speech pathologist, Penny, shares some simple strategies that you can try at home that will support the development of your child’s language skills.
Video: Visual Communication Strategies
This video with Learning Links' speech pathologist, Karen, outlines the visual communication strategies you can use to support your child's development.
Video: Maths in Early Childhood
This video with early childhood teacher, Coco, shares simple activities to support your child's early maths development at home.
More Early Childhood Resources
Understanding Sensory Needs
By understanding your child's sensory needs and behaviours, you can avoid challenging situations and provide appropriate activities.
Emotional Co-Regulation Strategies
Emotional co-regulation is an important stage in children's development where they learn to manage emotions through the support of an adult.
Supporting Positive Behaviour in Children
A helpful guide for parents to encourage positive behaviour in children to support healthy relationships, communication and social skills.
Supporting Bilingualism in Early Childhood
Learn how to support language development in children from bilingual families.
Teaching Colour Recognition
Colour recognition is an important skill for children to develop in the early years and there are so many fun and effective activities that parents can set up to help their child.
Wh- Questions and Why They’re Important
'Wh-' questions are a key part of language development. This article has some great information and tips to help parents and educators support children.
Motor planning is an important set of skills that help us move around our environment. Here are some ideas to help your child build their motor planning skills.
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