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12 Dec 2019

Swimming Pool Safety Tips Parents Should Know

Swimming is an exciting summer activity for kids. Mostly swimming pools are known to be a recreational centre which is safe for all children. However, in some instances, pools have been reported to cause death among children. In fact, statistics show that swimming pool drowning is the leading cause of death among children aged 1 to 4. To prevent such premature deaths, parents are bound to ensure several safety tips are upheld as discussed below.

Have water watcher for kids

Parties and events which tend to have adults and children around a pool may make the adults forget about the children to focus on interacting with friends. For this reason, an adult should be assigned the task to watch over children to ensure they are safe. This could be assigned to one parent or rotationally among the present parents.

Swimming Lessons

Before allowing your child to swim ensure they have undergone the required swimming lessons. This will help them navigate in water easily with their friends, without being in the risk of drowning. Also, undertaking swimming lessons will help your child learn how to be safer in water.

Swimming is fun for both children and adults, by ensuring simple pool rules are followed by children, swimming pool incidence can be reduced.

What’s Happening @ Kinda-Mindi

Unfortunately we will not be holding any Mothers Day events at the services this year. We do wish all the mum, grandmothers, aunts and all other important women in each child's life a Happy Mother's Day!
Mothers Day
Sunday 10th May
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.
National Families Week
15th - 21st May
On 26 May 1998, the first National Sorry Day was held to commemorate the anniversary of the report and remember the grief, suffering and injustice experienced by the stolen generations.
Sorry Day
Tuesday 26th May
The theme for 2020 is "In this together". Reconciliation is a journey for all Australians – as individuals, families, communities, organisations and importantly as a nation. At the heart of this journey are relationships between the broader Australian community and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples (https://www.reconciliation.org.au/national-reconciliation-week/).
Reconcilation Week
27th May - 3rd June
Be sure to tune in at 11am. You can access colouring in sheets and register for the reading at - https://www.alia.org.au/nss
National Simultaneous Storytime
Wednesday 27th May / "Whitney and Britany: Chicken Diva's"
This year, the morning tea will be virtual! Even though we can not gather with our friends and families, we can still raise money to support the Cancer Council's life-saving research, prevention and support programs.
Biggest Morning Tea
Thursday 28th May
This World Environment Day, learn how all living things on Earth are connected in the web of life and how we can act #ForNature
World Environment Day
Friday 5th June
On World Oceans Day, people around our blue planet celebrate and honour our ocean, which connects us all. Get together with your family, friends, community, and millions of others around our blue planet to start creating a better future. By working together, we can -- and will -- protect and restore our shared ocean. Join this growing global celebration on 8 June with continuing engagement year-round!
World Oceans Day
Monday 8th June
Kinda-Mindi services will be closed on this day. We do not charge families for public holidays.
Monday 8th June / Queen's Birthday