STEM in early childhood

STEM learning and activities for young children and early childhood educators.

Taking small bytes

This card deck is for early childhood educators. It helps them use technology to enhance children's learning.

The cards:

  • provide access to online resources and experts
  • connect families with their children's learning
  • improve assessment, feedback and reporting
  • bridge the educational divide for kids with additional needs.

View the taking small bytes card deck on FUSE(opens in a new window)

Taking small bytes aligns with the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework. This framework outlines the knowledge and skills that lead children to become confident, engaged life-long learners.

Early childhood curriculum

The Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework (VEYLDF) is designed to advance all children's learning and development from birth to eight years.

The Victorian Curriculum F-10 sets out what every student should learn during their first 11 years of schooling.


Bush kinders

Outdoor experiences, such as exploring natural environments, are beneficial to children and contribute to improving their health and wellbeing. For more information visit Bush kinders.

NMC Horizon Project

An ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in education. It produces Horizon Reports each year detailing their latest research and findings. For more information visit NMC Horizon Project.

Let's Count

The Smith Family's Let’s Count program improves the capacity of educators to support parents/families to enhance children’s numeracy skills using maths in everyday life.

This online professional development focuses on mathematics learning for children aged 3 to 5 years. For further information, and to register, visit: Let's Count.