Amazing Australia Day Activities For Kids

 Australia Day

The Beach, Vegemite, Pavlova, Koalas…… Australia Day is HERE!  A perfect time to celebrate and create everything that is AUSTRALIAN!  In Australia it is also back to school time so these are great to get those hands moving, fill those lunchboxes and work out those fine motor skills before school goes back! 

 

Like These From The Organised Housewife

Like These From The Organised Housewife

Make and Bake some Cheesy Might scrolls!  Perfect straight from the oven on Australia day or ready for lunch boxes!

Australia Day Freebies From Busy Little Bugs

Ready for some Tot School Fun?  Perfect for those Kindy and Prep teachers on the first day back are these free Printables from one of my FAVOURITE FAVOURITE sites Busy Little Bugs.   Cut along the lines (awesome fine motor!) and then reassemble in order!  Spatial awareness, number, sequencing, this has it all! 

Sequencing and colouring and MORE! From Busy Little Bugs AGAIN!!!

Sequencing and colouring and MORE! From Busy Little Bugs AGAIN!!!

There are enough FREE activities on this one amazing Website to have you covered for a whole week. Laminate them to use again next year, use them in busy bags or some small group rotations in your classroom!

Make a Pap

Make a Paper Plate Sydney Opera House

This activity is great for older children. Better yet lots of these things you would have laying around the house.

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Cut and Paste Flag Activity from Lessons Learnt Journal

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Explore Aboriginal culture by looking at and creating stories using these indigenous symbols.

There you have it some quick, easy, cheap Australia Day Activities to help celebrate our wonderful country! Have any others you would like to share? 

Funky Elephant ~ Review and Giveaway

We love craft.  To be more precise, Little miss A loves craft, Master O will do it reluctantly but always enjoys the end result, and me, well to be honest I think I have more fun than them!

The hardest part of creating craft projects for my two, is thinking of an activity they will both enjoy doing.  It has to be easy enough for Little Miss A but creative enough for Master O aged 6.  It also has to be an activity that requires easy to find resources.

Well Funky Elephant have thought of both.  A “Funky Elephant” subscription allows you to receive a monthly trunk full  “interesting projects to complete! Watch them get creative and learn through craft, activities, role play and fun projects”

When they say a complete kit they mean complete….

The contents of a Funky Elephant “Trunk”

There was everything for two or more children to complete two different craft projects.  EVERYTHING even a drop sheet to keep the mess contained!

 Little Miss A Loved painting her little family of stick people! 

They both loved giving their “family” clothes, “goggly” eyes and string hair.

They turned their stick family into a hilarious puppet show! 

The trunks are available in a 2, 4 or 6 moth subscription and are literally delivered to your door and adressed to the child, making receivng the package half the fun. This would make a great Birthday gift, especially if like us, many of the little kids in our lives live 100’s of kilometres away! We could have a bundle of fun delivered straight to their door. The trunks are great to keep on hand as a riany day bonus or even a school holiday boredom buster.

Even better we are giving away 2 x $25 vouchers for you to receive your very own Funky Elephant trunks.

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