Resources — packs and downloads
Early Words resources are designed to give parents understanding and practical advice to help their children on the road to literacy. Everyone is welcome to download the resources.
The resources are available in nine community languages, as well as English; Arabic, Chinese, Dari, Hindi, Korean, Tamil, Turkish, Urdu and Vietnamese. Our Aboriginal resources are available on our Aboriginal website.
The Tip sheets are divided into eight stages from pregnancy to 4 years.
Each Tip sheet lets you know what your child can do at each stage and gives you lots of ideas to help your child learn.
A poster listing the Top 5 Tips for the First 5 Years
A4 sized posters for each of the eight stages from pregnancy to 4 years. These are also available in nine community languages.
Download the stages posters
Aboriginal resources are available on our Aboriginal website.
Guidelines for choosing books
Guidelines for the sort of books to choose for six stages of children's development from birth to 4 years.
Guidelines are available in English and nine community languages. They can be printed separately or on the back of each Tip Sheet. » Download the Guidelines for Choosing Books
Early Words Videos
The two original Early Words hard copy DVDs have been cut up for easy viewing. They're divided into nine stages from pregnancy to 5 years. Each video lets you know what your child can do at each stage and gives you lots of ideas to help your child learn.