The National Parent-Child Mother Goose Program in Canada
This is the organisation that developed Parent-Child Mother Goose, originally in Canada, and then helped the program spread to Australia. We owe them many thanks!
Lullaby: The first steps
The website supporting Marie van Gend's wonderful podcast of the same title, in each episode of which Marie slowly and gently teaches a lullaby suitable for singing to a baby. Marie supplements her teaching with helpful, practical tips about lullaby singing, and information about the role of singing lullabies in promoting an infant's early well-being. Highly recommended.
A book of traditional Australian Aboriginal stories, available for purchase.
SurLaLune Fairy Tales
Features 49 annotated fairy tales available for purchase, plus numerous eBooks that include folktales and fairy tales from around the world.
Articles and stories by storytellers for storytellers.
Stories to Grow By
Collection of over 100 free short multicultural stories featuring fairy tales, folk tales, legends and historical fictions.
The Baldwin Online Children's Literature Project
A free online repository of nearly 2,000 stories, many of them folk and fairy tales. The site is indexed by grade level, genre (including fables, fairy tales, and legends), book title, and other categories.
Folklinks Folk and Fairy-tale Sites
Contains links to many folk and fairytale sites.
Healing Story Alliance
Explores and promotes the use of storytelling in healing. Story categories include:
A site dedicated to children’s nursery rhyme lyrics, songs and poems featuring more than 800 searchable items.
Two children’s librarians created this online library of stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children. Many can be viewed as videoclips.
Stories to Tell to Children: Fifty-One Stories With Some Suggestions for Telling
A free online collection of 51 stories suitable for children, together with some notes on how to tell them effectively.
Thirty-nine rhymes and songs with a food theme
From the compilers of Jbrary, who not only demonstrate the material, but also speak about ways to use each rhyme or song, and touch on the benefits of singing with young children.
raisingchildren.net.au: the Australian parenting website
A website for Australian mothers, fathers, grandparents and anyone else who has responsibility for the care of children. The site aims to meet the information needs of people looking for assistance with particular problems or issues, and those who want to explore modern thinking on the care of children.