Children & teens articles
Better sleep for teenagers: in pictures
Better sleep for teenagers: in pictures
Healthy daytime and bedtime sleep habits can help your teenager sleep better. Try exercise in the day, no screens before bed, regular bedtimes and more.
Brushing children’s teeth: in pictures
Brushing children’s teeth: in pictures
Brushing teeth is vital to your child’s dental health. Our illustrated guide takes you through the steps for keeping children’s teeth clean and healthy.
Burns and scalds first aid: in pictures
Burns and scalds first aid: in pictures
Burns and scalds need immediate first aid. This essential guide has scalds and burns first aid in pictures. It also tells you when to call an ambulance.
CPR for children over one year: in pictures
CPR for children over one year: in pictures
Get illustrated steps to CPR for children. Our guide shows you how to do rescue breathing and chest compressions. You can print it out for easy reference.
Daily personal hygiene: in pictures
Daily personal hygiene: in pictures
Our illustrated guide to personal hygiene for children explains handwashing, baths, using the toilet, cleaning teeth and more. Read, download or print out.
Dietary guidelines in pictures: 12-13 years
Dietary guidelines in pictures: 12-13 years
What do teens (12-13 years) need to eat each day? Our illustrated dietary guidelines make it easy to serve up the right amount from the five food groups.
Dietary guidelines in pictures: 14-18 years
Dietary guidelines in pictures: 14-18 years
What do teens (14-18 years) need to eat each day? Our illustrated dietary guidelines make it easy to serve up the right amount from the five food groups.
Dietary guidelines in pictures: 9-11 years
Dietary guidelines in pictures: 9-11 years
What do pre-teens 9-11 years need to eat each day? Our illustrated dietary guidelines make it easy to serve up the right amount from the five food groups.
Dietary guidelines in pictures: children 2-3 years
Dietary guidelines in pictures: children 2-3 years
What do toddlers need to eat each day? These illustrated dietary guidelines make it easy to serve your child the right amount from the five food groups.
Dietary guidelines in pictures: children 4-8 years
Dietary guidelines in pictures: children 4-8 years
What do children 4-8 years need to eat each day? Our illustrated dietary guidelines make it easy to serve up the right amount from the five food groups.
Good sleep for kids and safe sleep for baby: Aboriginal families
Good sleep for kids and safe sleep for baby: Aboriginal families
Use this picture guide for Aboriginal parents to good sleep for kids and safe sleeping with baby.
Healthy food every day: Aboriginal families
Healthy food every day: Aboriginal families
Use this picture guide for Aboriginal parents to find out how to give kids healthy food every day.
Healthy lunch box ideas for children
Healthy lunch box ideas for children
Need some healthy lunch ideas for children? Check out our handy illustrated guide for tasty, healthy lunch box ideas to keep your child going all day.
How to stop choking: first aid in pictures
How to stop choking: first aid in pictures
This essential illustrated guide shows what to do if a baby or child is choking, with information on clearing an airway blockage. Download or print out.
How to stop cyberbullying: in pictures
How to stop cyberbullying: in pictures
Download or print this illustrated guide on how to stop cyberbullying. Get tips for dealing effectively with cyberbullies using the G.E.T.R.I.D. steps.
How to tie shoelaces: ‘bunny ears’ method in pictures
How to tie shoelaces: ‘bunny ears’ method in pictures
Teaching children how to tie shoelaces is simple with our illustrated guide. Our pictures explain the steps in the bunny ears method of tying shoelaces.
Indoor safety: in pictures
Indoor safety: in pictures
This illustrated guide to indoor home safety for kids has information on smoke detectors, safety glass, poisons, safety gates, sharp items and blind cords.
Kids and media: Aboriginal families
Kids and media: Aboriginal families
Use this picture guide for Aboriginal parents to find out about kids and media.
Looking after kids’ teeth: Aboriginal families
Looking after kids’ teeth: Aboriginal families
Use this picture guide for Aboriginal parents to find out how to look after Aboriginal kids’ teeth.
Outdoor safety: in pictures
Outdoor safety: in pictures
This illustrated guide to outdoor home safety for kids has information on keeping kids safe around pools and spas, sun safety and safety in the garden.
Reading with your toddler: in pictures
Reading with your toddler: in pictures
This illustrated guide shows how to read with toddlers. It shows how reading, talking and singing with children builds literacy and helps development.
RICER first aid for sprains, strains and fractures: in pictures
RICER first aid for sprains, strains and fractures: in pictures
This illustrated guide shows you how to do RICER first aid for sprains, strains and fractures. Why not download and print out for handy reference?
Sleep relaxation for children: in pictures
Sleep relaxation for children: in pictures
Are bedtime worries keeping your child awake and causing sleep problems? This illustrated guide has sleep relaxation tips to help your child sleep better.
Toilet training for children with ASD: in pictures
Toilet training for children with ASD: in pictures
A parenting guide in pictures with tips on toilet training and potty training your child with autism spectrum disorder.
Toilet training: in pictures
Toilet training: in pictures
Is your child ready for toilet training? Our illustrated guide explains the signs and takes you through basic toilet training steps. Download or print out.