Play and Learn Together

Play & Learn Together is a unique, free resource for parents and carers of young children.

Play & Learn Together is a free online portal featuring high quality, evidence-informed early childhood learning resources designed to support families and carers with young children’s learning in the home environment.

With a focus on play-based learning and the family’s role in early development, all content has been created and curated by experts, and can easily be customised to your child’s interests. It is a comprehensive, trusted source of play-based learning activities, online resources and export blogs.

Play & Learn Together is proudly brought to you by Early Start in partnership with Early Childhood Australia and Playgroup Australia, with the generous support of the Ian Potter Foundation.

Resources and activities that will excite curious minds include:

  • Ideas on how to have a great day of learning with a young child.
  • Play experience ideas for the home learning environment designed for age groups: babies, toddlers and preschoolers.
  • Play experience ideas for the different routines and rhythm of a child’s day.
  • Ideas on how to develop a child’s language and thinking skills
  • Blog posts by academics and researchers on topics of interest.

Play & Learn Together

Play & Learn Together is a free online portal featuring high-quality, evidence-informed early childhood learning resources designed to support families and carers with young children’s learning in the home environment.

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