Links to information and education for all the family

Face mask pattern 

Please prewash the material first. It is recommended to use a tight weave cotton fabric in a colourful or fun design. This pattern came from Tassie Face Mask Project

Face mask pattern with elastic

Face mask pattern with ties

Face mask 3

Face mask 4

Sewing recommendations

Ear saver mask buddy crochet pattern

Fact sheet - how to wear a mask?

Follow these links for health and wellbeing information:

Free online wellbeing and resilience program for 13 - 16 year olds

Black Dog Institute’s BITE BACK is an online positive psychology program aimed at improving the overall wellbeing and resilience of young Australians.

https://www.biteback.org.au/

Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service

Beyond Blue has phone counsellors available 24/7 if you are struggling to cope during the pandemic

1800 512 348 or https://coronavirus.beyondblue.org.au

Follow these links for some entertainment and education ideas for the kids:

Colouring pages to download:

Bluey the gorgeous Blue Heeler

https://www.penguin.com.au/content/PRH_BLUEY_COLOURGIN_PUFFIN.pdf

Learning from home resources:

Great resources for school aged kids

https://www.kidsnews.com.au/learning-at-home

https://learningmentor.com.au/

Learn about bees

https://www.beedayaustralia.org.au/activities/

Play Ideas

https://www.playaustralia.org.au/play-today-covid19

https://www.playgroup.org.au/

www.parents.com/fun/activities/50-ways-to-play

https://jackandlus.com/pages/free-resources

https://www.playgroup.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/The-Kindness-Edition_Final.pdf

Live streaming from Victoria Zoos

https://www.zoo.org.au/animal-house

Educational animal and bird videos from Australian Reptile Park

https://www.australiangeographic.com.au/category/education-resources

Follow these links for some entertainment and education ideas for the adults:

Free online computer courses beginners!

Be Connected is an Australia wide initiative empowering all Australians to thrive in a digital world with lots of online learning resources

https://beconnected.esafety.gov.au/

Are you are a member of Frankston Library? If not check out your local library for links.

Download #BorrowBox app, log in with your library card and get reading or listening to their audio books. Something for all ages! https://library.frankston.vic.gov.au/eLibrary/Digital_Collection/eBooks_and_eAudiobooks

Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.   https://archive.org/

The State Library of Victoria also has an amazing array of books, journals and more you can access for free.
https://www.slv.vic.gov.au/search-discover/free-journals-databases-ebooks

The National Gallery of Victoria has lots of interesting things to look at and do!

https://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/channel/