SKIP Strategies with Kids | Information for Parents

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Evidence-based information and resources to support whānau in tricky times

Videos for whanau

Samoa Language Week

SKIP Champion Latu To'omaga shares how he helps his children learn about Samoan culture.

Dealing with separation anxiety

Now that we're in Alert Level 2, tamariki may experience separation anxiety as they return to kōhanga, ECE and kura. Na shares her tips.

Good enough parenting

Deb and Maraea talk about how important it is to recognise that there are no perfect parents.

Making learning fun

Tamati talks about what worked when encouraging his kids to read.

Quality time with pāpā

Xavier talks about what he enjoys to do with his pāpā. Any time spent with your tamariki is quality time. 

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Tip of the week


Sometimes it may feel like you can't take your kids anywhere. More formal occasions like religious services, weddings or funerals can be particularly hard on young kids – and on you! Here are some ways to reduce stress all round.

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