Celebrations- Australia Day

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Australia Koala Craft (Save the date using pieces of paper with that days date showing given to kids last; paste on back ground composite; use felt paper for furry parts)

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Aboriginal Clapping Sticks including Aboriginal symbols.

Aboriginal Clapping Sticks - Laughing Kids Learn

There is so much about Australia that I love, however, I have always been interested in the beautiful art of our indigenous Australians . With this in mind I thought it might be fun for Possum and I to make our own version of the traditional musical instruments called clapping sticks. Suggested Age: 2 years + You will …

Australia Unit Study from Creekside Learning - Great barrier wreath in sand table and animal habitats

Australian Unit Study | Creekside Learning

We’ve been Down Under for two weeks, learning about the wonderful animals and geography of Australia. We could’ve gone on for several weeks more, there’s so much to learn about this wonderful continent. Here’s a peek at some of the learning activities we did. Australian Animals My kids love animals and it’s a great way to introduce them to learning about a new place in the world. Since Australia has so many unique and interesting animals, we learned about one or two each day of our unit…

Australia Day - Tim Tam Cake

Tim Tam Cake

Hiya! After all the pretty Easter treats I shared with you last week, I'm now giving you a lumpy brown cake. But this is no ordinary ch...

Continent Box ~ Australia

Continent Box ~ Australia

Never planned to homeschool, now wouldn't trade it for the world

It's the first day of Save the Koala Month. I just had to share this!

Free Printable Koala Mask for Kids - Mother Natured

Add some koala play to your day with this free printable koala mask. Your kids will love pretending to be a koala, eating, climbing and sleeping. Zzzzz!

#DIY - Make your own Didgeridoo! Love this! Perfect for channeling Australia!

Boy Mama: Do You Didgeridoo? Making Your Own Didgeridoo

Do you Didgeridoo? Making Your Own Didgeridoo I think this post needs a little background about myself and my family before I proceed… Our family is from Washington State (in the US), but we …

Educational Kids Activities for Australia Day | Learn all about Australia the Montessori way via Racheous - Lovable Learning

Educational Kids Activities for Australia Day | Learn all about Australia the Montessori way via Racheous - Lovable Learning

Aussie eucalyptus scented sensory rice for children to play with during Australia Day

Aussie scented sensory rice - Laughing Kids Learn

Australia Day is my national day of celebration and it takes place on 26th January of every year. It is on this day that many ‘Aussies’ get together with friends and family, usually over a friendly BBQ or casual game of backyard cricket, to reflect on what they love about our country and show their pride by displaying …

Koala Maths Facts Colouring Page

Koala Maths Facts Colouring Page

Children will enjoy solving these simple sums so that they can bring our cheeky koala to life!

Hands On Geography from Planet Smarty Pants - Australia #countrystudies


A mini country study for Australia with book suggestions, aboriginal art project and additional activity resources.

Free Printable Australia Day Learning Packet

Free Printable Australia Day Learning Packet

With Australia Day just around the corner I thought it was about time we did a little learning about places much closer to home. January...

Fairy Bread- Popular treat in Australia at children's birthday party.

Fairy Bread Recipe - Genius Kitchen

This treat is popular at childrens parties here in Australia. (Servings and Yield depend on how many slices of bread you use.)

Unit 17: Kangaroo art

Sunday Art lessons-Aboriginal dot art

We began looking at Aboriginal art online....I just searched for Aboriginal dot art and found many images. I then found a template for a kangaroo (the fish is freehand) and printed that out onto cardstock. The kids painted this brown. We then used the eraser end of a pencil to add dots to our paintings. In the artwork we looked at the complete "canvas" was filled in with patterns of dots, but this is about how many dots the kids had patience for. Our finished projects. I think they came out…