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International Day of Families, 15 May

by Simon Black on 2020-05-13T15:42:00+10:00 in Wellbeing, Civics & Citizenship | Comments

International Day of Families and National Families Week – Australia’s annual celebration of families.

The aim of National Families Week is to celebrate the vital role that families play in Australian society. National Families Week is a time to celebrate with your family, make contact with your extended family and friends, and share in the enjoyment of family activities within the wider community. It is a time to celebrate the meaning of family and to make the most of family life. Families Australia (2020).

Please keep in mind physical distancing at this time and use innovative and remote ways to incorporate these tips into your day:


Click below to get Families Week colouring in sheets:

Source: UNICEF. (2020). Could families be the key to achieving the SDGs?

eBooks about families in the Kerferd Library:

My Family (eBook) by Grace Jones

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ISBN: 9781427118882
Publication Date: 2017-01-01
Family is made up of the people we care about. Young readers will learn that a family is made up of the people we are related to, as well as other people we care about and people who serve as our role models.

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