Resource Library

Some key links regarding the science of brain development
have been selected for this resource. These sites are easy to navigate and together
they contain an enormous range of information and resources for you to explore
and use.

The following links are a selection of material from each site to get you going..

Harvard University

The Centre on the Developing Child at Harvard University is a world leader in the drive to bring science-based research and innovation into our understanding of child development. It provides an extensive range of high quality and informative resources regarding brain development & child development. This is a highly respected, internationally regarded and trusted site. Highly recommended.

A few samples of information from this site

Building Brain circuits
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Building babies Brains through Play
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Serve and Return Shapes brain circuitry
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5 Steps for Brain building
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ZERO TO THREE

ZERO TO THREE has been involved in Childhood development research and development for decades. The organisation has a primary goal of turning the science of early development into helpful resources and practical tools for parents and professionals. It is a well-respected and trusted site. Highly recommended


A few examples of material in this site

Early Development & Wellbeing
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Play & Learning
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Raising Children

Raising Children network is an Australian, comprehensive child development and parenting site which holds a wealth of information and videos related to parenting, child health and development. It is a monitored site with academic and research-based evidence incorporated into all its material. This is a highly regarded and trusted site. Highly recommended


Just a few samples from this site

Newborn Baby cues
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Play and Development Toddlers 1 – 3
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Vroom’s website

Vroom’s website offers a variety of tools and resources to download for free, as well as a mobile app that provides easy access to daily “brain building” activities. Their tools and resources designed to turn everyday moments into “brain building moments” by layering activities that are essential to healthy brain development onto existing routines.
Vroom was developed with input from early childhood experts, neuroscientists, parents, and community leaders, as well as the Centre on the Developing Child, Harvard. This is a highly regarded and trusted site. Highly recommended



A few samples from this site

Brain Building Basics
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YouTube

YouTube can often have some very interesting and engaging videos relating to brain development.
If you find something in your own research, please compare the material with any of the highly recommended sites to ensure the information correlates with evidence-based research.


Here are a couple of examples

The Brain video
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How a child’s brain develops through early experiences
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The Learning Brain
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