Story Box Library Blog
Celebrating difference: supporting kids to see in new ways
07 Oct 2020
For World Sight Day 2020, we’re taking the time to raise public awareness of blindness, and the impact vision impairment and wearing glasses can have on children at home or in the classroom. One of our recent releases (and free preview story until October 9 2020) The Boy in the Big Blue Glasses is a story to generate such awareness, with a focus on self-acceptance, empowerment and inclusivity.
Stories keep languages and histories alive: why we’ve chosen to celebrate Jasmine Seymour’s Baby Business in our library
11 Aug 2020
We’ve been talking to Jasmine Seymour about the messages of her book Baby Business, and the ways storytelling can preserve history and language. Given her background as a primary school teacher, we’ve sought her advice in helping non-Indigenous teachers who ‘feel a sense of trepidation’ in sharing the beliefs, cultures and experiences of First Nations people in the classroom.
Top Blog Posts
Spooky stories to share for Halloween
Mental Health Awareness Month stories
Activity Time ideas for the outdoors
Part one: How libraries support mental health and wellbeing
Mythbusting Screen Time for Kids: Using digital stories to enrich play & learning in early education
Summer Story & Activity Challenge
Fantastic Worlds: Why we love the latest exhibition at the Counihan Gallery in Brunswick
10 Jul 2019