#30daysofplay

playtalkread

PlayTalkRead has developed 30 different fun activities for parents to try as part of the #30daysofplay campaign.

During the month of November, they will be offering families in Scotland the opportunity to win a family photo-shoot up to the value of £1000 by sharing a photo of themselves and their child participating in one of our suggest activities via our social media channels.

For more information on the campaign visit http://playtalkread.scot/30daysofplay or read through the playtalkread social media kit.

Bookbug For The Home – Executive Summary

scottish-book-trustAttached here you will find an electronic version of the Bookbug Outreach evaluation summary and you can read the updated evaluation pages online. These not only contain the summary, infographics and full year four report but also some fantastic case studies on the different ways Bookbug can be utilised in the community.

Scottish Book Trust delivers other programmes alongside Bookbug. For more information on how they change lives through reading and writing, please see the annual report for 2015/16.

Parenting Group for Parents of Children Aged 4-10

Improve family relationships and manage children’s difficult behaviour.

The groups consist of weekly 2 hour sessions over 6/ 12 weeks during the school term. For more information see the poster below.

Parent Group Poster

You can refer yourself by calling 01875824309 or any professional who is involved with you (school, G.P., social work, health visitor etc) can refer you to the group.

Attached here is a Referral Form for Parent Group.

Weaning classes in Musselburgh

SESSIONS DELIVERED BY COMMUNITY NUTRITIONIST RUTH DAVIEWeaning poster

@ PENNYPIT CENTRE PRESTONPANS (TRAINING ROOM 1)

Tuesday 6th September

Tuesday 4th October 2016

Tuesday 1st November

Tuesday 6th December

 

SESSIONS DELIVERED BY COMMUNITY NUTRITIONIST RUTH DAVIEWeaning poster

@ PENNYPIT CENTRE PRESTONPANS (TRAINING ROOM 1)

Tuesday 6th September

Tuesday 4th October 2016

Tuesday 1st November

Tuesday 6th December

 

Have your say on Play in East Lothian

                               

East Lothian Council Play Policy – East Lothian Council – Citizen Space

          Have your say on Play in East Lothian!

We want to find out what you think about opportunities to play in East Lothian.  Our survey is for adults and children and is open from August 3rd until 30th September 2016. We’ll use your responses to help us develop our Play Policy for East Lothian.

Please click on the link below:

https://eastlothianconsultations.co.uk/education/play-strategy-draft/consult_view 

We look forward to hearing your views. Please share this survey with others too!

 

Dads2b East Lothian

Dads2b eastlothian poster

If you are an expectant father you are invited to attend a dads-to-be course in Lothian.

The course runs for 4 weeks from 6.30-8.30 pm and covers topics such as:

  • Supporting Labour and Birth
  • Baby care skills- everything from nappies, bathing, handling to coping with your baby crying
  • Early days
  • Post Natal Depression
  • Baby brain development
  • Being a dad… and much more!

 

To book contact

dadswork@hotmail.co.uk

andrea.hewitt@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk

Tel  01506 524020

Tel 0131 665 0848

 

Dads2b eastlothian poster

If you are an expectant father you are invited to attend a dads-to-be course in Lothian.

The course runs for 4 weeks from 6.30-8.30 pm and covers topics such as:

  • Supporting Labour and Birth
  • Baby care skills- everything from nappies, bathing, handling to coping with your baby crying
  • Early days
  • Post Natal Depression
  • Baby brain development
  • Being a dad… and much more!

 

To book contact

dadswork@hotmail.co.uk

andrea.hewitt@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk

Tel  01506 524020

Tel 0131 665 0848

 

Raising Children with Confidence

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=POkddKE9VEw

Aboce is a short video explaining the Raising Children with Confidence course.                              For futher details please visit www.growingconfidence.org

Above is a short video explaining the Raising Children with Confidence course.                              For futher details please visit www.growingconfidence.org

Baby Massage for Young Parents

 

Dads work logo

 

baby massage poster

 

 

 

This is a 5 week block of FREE Baby Massage for young parents (mum and dads both welcome).

George Johnstone Centre Every Tuesday 3 May until 31 May.

Places limited, booking essential e-mail staceymarko@gmail.com leave your name, baby’s name and DOB

 

Dads work logo

 

baby massage poster

 

 

 

This is a 5 week block of FREE Baby Massage for young parents (mum and dads both welcome).

George Johnstone Centre Every Tuesday 3 May until 31 May.

Places limited, booking essential e-mail staceymarko@gmail.com leave your name, baby’s name and DOB