The baby wall frieze was created an easy way to show 'aiga how to build trust, attachment and a healthy brain. There are links to extend use of the frieze.
A picture tells a thousand words.
The baby wall frieze was created to show what 'aiga (whānau) can do to help babies' brains have a great start in life. By depicting the information in simple picture form, we show how straightforward it is to build trust, relationships, attachments and healthy brains.
This resource can be used when adults have literacy challenges.
Post the frieze on your wall
Encourage the family to put the frieze up on a wall at home as a quick reminder of what baby thrives on. Then there's always a conversation starter available.
- You can find full and comprehensive information about the frieze on Tākai in the 'other resources' section at the bottom of every 'ages and stages' page.
- This information was written by Brainwave Trust and explains how the frieze messages are consistent with current neuroscience and child development research.
- This page has some suggestions about introducing the frieze to a family.
- Here you'll see some practical suggestions about getting the best from the frieze.
- This page from the 13–18 month section reinforces the ongoing positive messages on the frieze.