Grand ideas for better video calls between younger kids and grandparents
Life in lockdown has made video calls a vital tool to stay in touch. How can we improve the connection between grandparents and young grandchildren? Here are some ideas from researchers Christa Lam-Cassettari, Paola Escudero and Virginia Schmied.
Silver Lining, a poem by Mehak Soin
Mehak Soin, a Year 4 student at Melbourne Girls Grammar, has won ISV's Student Poetry Competition in the Years 3-4 section for her poem, Silver Lining. Here, she reads her winning poem.
Our super list of great ideas for kids at home – even more than before
Fun and support from our pals on Sesame Street, Diary of a Wimpy Kid activities, learn how to draw Captain Underpants, National Science Week fun - just some of the online resources on our popular super list of home-based activities for kids of all ages.
Five tips for parents to support learning at home
Educator Karen Green provides expert advice for parents on supporting learning from home for their primary and early secondary school children. Plus our list of more resources.
Winter, a poem by Adele Bilney
Best of the Web: The silver linings in how we’re coping, talking to teens about alcohol, and more
Our one-stop guide to family resources on The Parents Website
Learning at home: Our big list of great resources
Michael Grose: How to encourage kids to be resilient problem-solvers
My Tiny Humans: the Lockdown Diaries 2.0 – into quarantine we go
Best of the Web: Watch this beautiful children’s story from Melbourne on how humanity is shining through our Windows
Independent Schools Victoria
A new children's digital book to inspire all of us, three tips on surviving Lockdown 2.0, and how we can take the pressure off parents.