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Parenting WeekParenting Week: 12 - 18 September 2005

Parenting Week is an annual initiative of the Children's and Youth Advocacy office of the Christchurch City Council.

Monday 12th: BabyTime @ Shirley

During each session we will share a variety of stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and other book related activities. The programmes will be especially suitable for under 2 year olds.

Tuesday 13th: Parenting Week Music and movement session with Liz Weir

  • Bishopdale Library, 10am
  • The session is suitable for 3-5 year olds, children must be accompanied by a caregiver.
  • Bookings are essential - phone 941 7923
  • Music and Movement sessions

Tuesday 13th: Humpty Dumpty, Diddly Do, Sing me a Song, and I'll sing too!

Give your child one of the best gifts you can offer - a love of language, books and reading.
It's FREE!
It's EASY!

By talking to your child, by singing and saying nursery rhymes, you are introducing your child to parts of speech and sharing language. Quite simply, the more language they hear, the better their speech development will be. From an early age, babies are attracted to the caregiver's voice and need to be spoken to by their loved ones.

Come along to New Brighton Library for a hands-on practical session on how you can encourage language development in your child. Join Liz Weir for a fun programme of songs, rhymes, fingerplays and stories that are easy to learn and remember.

  • Tuesday 13 September, 11:00 - 12:00 midday
  • New Brighton Library
  • Bookings essential - phone 941 7923
  • Caregivers are welcome to bring their babies and toddlers
  • Presented by Liz Weir

Thursday 15th: Preschool Storytime @ Linwood

Working for families representatives will be talking to parents after storytime.

Friday 16th: BabyTime @ Spreydon

The session is suitable for 0-2 years olds and will include stories, movement, rhymes and music to stimulate babies brain development.

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