Contents

Editorial

Hanging up the Every Child hat—Alison Elliott (free article)

Guest statement

Creativity—the arts curriculum—Robyn Smith

Features

Investing in Australia’s future—the Hon Simon Birmingham

Artworks in residence: Creativity and imagination as a way of meaning-making—Julie Wren

The ethics of excursions—Anne Kennedy (free article)

The development of Ngaanyatjarra Story Time at playgroup—Anne Shinkfield

Move to music—Kaila Weingarten

Creativity and higher-order thinking—Ros Littledyke (free article)

Programming for social and emotional learning in outside school hours care—Kellie McRobert

Crossing the ditch: Spending time with Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood in New Zealand—Sam Page

Art or craft: Interest or Pinterest?—Gai Lindsay

Making marks—thinking for art—Judy Radich

Early childhood education: Pushing for better talent—Matt Hodges

Puppet power—Christine Lovering

Sustainability

Composting: How to get started in your service—Judy Radich

A walk on the wild side at Quirindi Preschool—Alison Thompson, Charmiane Frith, Sue Elliott

Profile

Celebrating excellence in early childhood—Interview with Heather Barnes

Research

Grandparenting benefits us all—Margaret Sims

Parents

A recipe for parent partnership—Lynne McCormilla and Vernita Jaques

Professional development

ECA Learning Hub: Online menu—Amanda Walsh

Tribute

Tribute to Dr Elizabeth Jean Mellor—Anne Kennedy

Reconciliation

Weaving connections: Body and mind—Lynette Funnell

Technology

Technology in the early years: Start with what you know—Chip Donohue

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