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Check out some great activities for kids and families. We have videos, activity sheets and infographics to help you keep the kids entertained throughout COVID-19.

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How to bake ANZAC Biscuits

Baking ANZAC biscuits continues a tradition and is a fun way to celebrate ANZAC Day and honour the service and sacrifice of our brave soldiers, past and present.

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Mirror View

A great activity to test the senses to take more notice of the finer details of our world around us. One person (blindfolded) is guided safely around to a chosen feature (tree etc), explore it with their hands then taken back to the beginning. Blindfold is taken off and they must find their previous destination.

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Sensory Path

A great activity to test the senses to take more notice of the finer details of our world around us. One person (blindfolded) is guided safely around to a chosen feature (tree etc), explore it with their hands then taken back to the beginning. Blindfold is taken off and they must find their previous destination.

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Blindfolded Exploring

A great activity to test the senses to take more notice of the finer details of our world around us. One person (blindfolded) is guided safely around to a chosen feature (tree etc), explore it with their hands then taken back to the beginning. Blindfold is taken off and they must find their previous destination.

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Human Camera

Get theatrical with this fun activity. It will push your child’s observation and recall skills. Take it in turns to be the photographer and then the human camera. Find a vista or a close up and use your human camera to take a quick snapshot. Then have them describe what they saw in those few seconds.

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Art - Tape Picture

Get creative with different objects from nature. There are many different formats that you can use here. Get fancy and make a cardboard frame, use an unused picture frame, or make wrist band. Your imagination and what you can find at home will make this a unique and enjoyable activity.

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Nature Tales

A simple activity that gets children’s imagination going.

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Noise Map

This is a short activity that uses a child’s hearing to observe the natural and built environments around them.

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My New Leaf Friend

This encourages kids to look at the finer detail to help them understand the uniquness of nature. It’s a good lesson to help them look closer next time they are out in a greenspace and have ownership and connection.

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Backyard Pebble Pool  

Make your very own backyard pool table. 

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Build a Village

Build a village in your backyard. 

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