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A

A baby in the family

A hairy story

A healthy lunch box

About our games

About school counsellors

About stretch marks

Acne (see: Zits (acne)) Updated

Addiction - when you just can't stop

Adenoids - when you sound like you have a cold

Adolescence - what's it about?

Adoption

Alcohol - it can affect your life

Allergies - general

Am I growing up normally?

Anaphylaxis - when an allergy can be really dangerous

Anger

Anger (easy read)

Anger - being the boss of your anger

Animal bites (see: Bites from animals)

Antibiotics (see: What about antibiotics?) Updated

Anxiety - when you are worrying about things

Are you a smart kid?

Are you a 'lefty'?

Are you a bystander to bullying?

Are you nice to be near? (easy read)

Asperger Syndrome

Asthma (easy read)

Asthma - managing your asthma

Asthma - what is asthma?

Autism

B

Backpacks - or how to carry your life around with you

Balanced diet

Be sure to take your medicine

Bedwetting

Bedwetting alarms

Being an only child

Being bullied (see: Dealing with bullies)

Being cool

Being happy

Being teased

Bites and stings

Bites at the beach

Bites from animals

Blindness (see: Problems with eyesight - blindness) Updated

Blisters

Blood - we can't live without it!

Body hair (see: A hairy story)

Body image

Body image (easy read)

Boils

Bone fractures – when you break a bone

Boys' breasts

Breakfast - a great way to start the day!

Breasts

Brothers and sisters

Brothers and sisters - being in the middle

Brothers and sisters - being the oldest

Brothers and sisters - being the youngest

Brothers and sisters getting along together (see: Family relationships - brothers and sisters)

Bruises

Bullies (easy read)

Bullying - being unkind to others

Burns and scalds

Bushfires

C

Caffeine

Calluses and corns

Can we have a dog, please?

Cancer (see: What is cancer?) Updated

Cancer - when someone you love has cancer

Caring for your skin

Cerebral Palsy

Changing schools

Cheating - at school

Cheating - at sport and games

Chewing chewing gum

Chickenpox

Choking on food

Cholesterol - what is it?

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Coeliac disease and gluten sensitivity

Cold sores

Colds and flu

Colour 'blindness' - when someone is not able to see some colours

Computer games

Computers and your health

Concussion - seeing stars!

Conflict resolution

Constipation - when you just can't go!

Cooking up a storm - recipes for kids to make

Coping with change - loss and grief

Counselling - when you need to talk about it

Crying and tears

Cuts and grazes

Cyberbullying – bullying from a distance

D

Dandruff - does your head feel itchy?

Dealing with bullies

Dealing with natural disasters

Dehydration - when your body needs more water

Depression - when you feel sad most of the time

Diabetes

Diphtheria

Discipline - keeping the rules

Divorce - when parents want to split. (see: When parents split up)

Do you get on well with others? Relationships and health

Down syndrome

Dreams (easy read)

Drugs

Dyslexia

E

Ears - hearing problems

Ears - how your ears work

Ears - keeping your ears safe from noise

Ears - looking after your ears

Eating disorders - what are they?

Eating healthy food

Eating out (see: Eating healthy food)

Eczema - a problem with skin

Epilepsy - having 'fits'

Exercise

Exercise (easy read)

Exercise - check your pulse

Exercise safely

Eyes - facts and questions

Eyes - how your eyes work

Eyes - protecting your eyes

Eyes - wearing glasses

F

Families - there are many kinds

Family conflict - when families fight

Family relationships - brothers and sisters

Farm safety

Fast food

Feeling feverish

Feeling lonely

Feelings and emotions

Fire safety (see: Safety from fire)

First aid - basic - what is it?

First aid - bleeding

First aid - broken bones

First aid - burns

First aid - poisons

Fitness

Flu and colds (see: Colds and flu)

Food - eating and sport

Food - food groups

Food allergies

Food labels - what do they mean?

Food poisoning

Foster families

Freckles and moles

Friendship

Friendship (easy read)

Fuel for your body

Fungal infections - watch out for tinea!

G

Gangs

Gastro - a tummy bug

Gender (how you behave as a male or female)

Genes - not the kind you wear!

Getting along with your parents

Getting clever

Getting on with the family (easy read)

Getting rid of body hair

Girlfriends and boyfriends

Glandular fever

Goal setting

Going into hospital

Going to boarding school

Going to high school

Going well at school - projects

Good manners

Good posture - looking after your back

Gossip

Great! A playground

Grief (easy read)

Grieving - working through loss

Growing pains

H

Happy families

Having a disabled child in the family

Hay fever

Head lice - what are they?

Head lice - what to do

Headaches

Hearing problems - ears (see: Ears - hearing problems)

Help - I've got worms

Hepatitis B

Hiccups and how to get rid of them!

High school? No worries

Holidays

Home education - when your 'school' is at home

Homework - get into the habit

How to be happy (easy read)

I

I'm bored

I'm no good at sport

I'm shy (easy read)

I'm sorry

If your friend has Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)

Immunisation - keeping safe from diseases

Impetigo (see: School sores - impetigo)

Improve your memory

Infections

Inhalants - sniffing or chuffing

Intestines - your guts!

It's not easy being a kid

It's playtime!

J

Jealousy - when it's all about you

K

Keeping yourself safe from others

Keeping safe at the beach

Keeping safe in the car

Keeping yourself safe from child abuse

Kids who work

Kissing

L

Laughter: it's good for you

Learning disabilities

Learning styles - how do you learn?

Learning to read

Learning to write (easy read)

Let's communicate

Let's cooperate

Living through adolescence Updated

Living with your grandparents

Loneliness (see: Feeling lonely)

Look after your feet

Losing hair

Love (feelings)

Lunch (see: A healthy lunch box)

M

Making friends

Making your home safe from burglars

Managing your feelings

Measles

Mediation - helping people sort things out

Memory (see: Improve your memory)

Menstruation (see: Periods - having a period)

Menstruation - facts and questions (see: Periods - facts and questions)

Migraine - a really bad headache

Milk

Mobile phones are great…aren't they?

More about vitamins

Mosquitoes - how to avoid being their dinner

Motion sickness - stop, I need to throw up!

Moving house

Mum's having a baby

Mumps

N

Nails

Nicknames

No friends (easy read)

No school please

O

Only child (see: Being an only child)

Our school - Coober Pedy Area School

Our school - Hallett Cove East Primary

Our school - Mimili

Our school - Norton Summit Primary School

Our school - School of the air

P

Parties!

Passive smoking (living with a smoker)

Peer group pressure

Peer groups

Peer groups (easy read)

Periods - facts and questions

Periods - having a period

Personal hygiene - taking care of your body

Pets (see: You and your pets)

Pets - keeping yourself safe Updated

Pimples (see: Zits (acne)) Updated

Pneumonia

Pocket money Updated

Polio

Prejudice - not giving a 'fair go'

Problems at school

Problems with eyesight - blindness Updated

Problems with friendship

Problems with the teacher Updated

Protecting your eyes (see: Eyes - protecting your eyes)

Psychological assessments

Puberty (see: What is puberty?)

Puberty - boy changes, girl changes

Puberty - changes in thinking Updated

Put your best foot forward!

R

Reading

Resilience - don't let things get you down

Respect - a way of life

Rest and sleep (easy read) Updated

Riding a bike

Rights and responsibilities

Rubella

Running away from home Updated

S

Safe camping Updated

Safe cycling (see: Riding a bike)

Safety - from pets (see: Pets - keeping yourself safe) Updated

Safety from fire

Safety in sport

Safety in the kitchen Updated

Salt

School - when you don't want to go to school - easy read Updated

School projects (see: Going well at school - projects)

School sores - impetigo

School uniform - yuk!

Schools (see: Changing schools)

Scoliosis

Secret boy's business! Updated

Secret girls business (see: Periods - facts and questions)

Self-esteem - feeling good about yourself

Sexual feelings

Sexual reproduction - how babies are made

Shingles Updated

Shyness - are you shy?

Siblings (see: Brothers and sisters)

Siblings - middle child (see: Brothers and sisters - being in the middle)

Siblings - oldest child (see: Brothers and sisters - being the oldest)

Siblings - youngest child (see: Brothers and sisters - being the youngest)

Single parent families

Skin - it's all over you!

Skin care (see: Caring for your skin)

Skin problems - rashes

Sleep - are you getting enough?

Smelly sweat

Smoking and its effects

Snake bites

Sneezing

Snoring can stop you sleeping well Updated

So what's a legume?

Social skills

Special diets Updated

Speech problems Updated

Spider bites

Spina Bifida

Splinters, thorns and prickles

Sprains and strains

Starting school (easy read)

Stay safe in the kitchen (easy read)

Stealing - 'borrowing' without permission

Stepfamilies

Stick up for yourself! Being assertive

Stress - learning to relax

Stretch marks (see: About stretch marks)

Sugar - yes, you're sweet enough!

Suicide - choosing to die

Sunburn

Swearing - using bad words

Sweating and body odour

Swimmer's ear - an infection in your ear canal

T

Teasing others and how to stop

Teeth (easy read)

Teeth - open wide - looking after your teeth

Teeth - problems with teeth

Teeth - protecting your teeth Updated

Teeth - what are they?

Telling lies Updated

Tests and exams

Tetanus

The brain

The digestive system - powering up your body

The immune system

The internet

The liver

The nervous system

The spleen

Tonsillitis - when your throat is often sore Updated

Too much noise

Trauma Updated

Travel safely

Truancy (wagging school)

Twins – and more

U

Uh-oh, my nose is bleeding Updated

Unemployment in the family Updated

V

Vegetarian - it's more than not eating meat

Vitamins - fat soluble (see: More about vitamins)

Vitamins - water soluble (see: Water soluble vitamins) Updated

Vitamins and minerals Updated

W

Warts

Water Updated

Water safety at home Updated

Water soluble vitamins Updated

We can't afford it Updated

Wearing glasses (see: Eyes - wearing glasses)

Weight - how much should you weigh? Updated

What about antibiotics? Updated

What is a family? (easy read)

What is cancer? Updated

What is diversity?

What is obesity?

What is puberty?

What to do - making decisions

When parents split up

When parents split up (easy read)

Who says you're overweight?

Whooping cough

Winning and losing

Y

Yawning

You and the environment

You and your pets

Your appendix

Your bones

Your food (easy read)

Your heart

Your kidneys

Your lungs

Your muscles Updated

Your nose Updated

Your school

Your senses

Your terrific tongue Updated

Your waste disposal system Updated

Your wonderful hands

Z

Zits (acne) Updated