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Australia Day is on January 26th.

Australia Day Activities Pack Book

Australia Day Activities Pack -- BRAND NEW EBOOK on the market (January 6, 2012)
A massive collection of printable activities and ideas about Australia and Australia Day. Activities include Posters, Fact Sheets, Puzzles, Mobiles, Flags, Songs, Recipes, Flash Cards, Games, Writing paper and lots more. A must have innovative pack for Australia Day Activities. 
Click here to read more information about this downloadable CD and other thematic units by QuickCraft.
Australian Animals Quick Craft
Aussie Animal Short Stories with Props and Printable Extension Activities: Bella Bilby and the Witchetty Grub Surprise, The Crocodile Who Couldn’t Stop Sneezing, The Not So sleepy Koala, Willy the Tail Thumping Wallaroo, The Dancing Dingo.  All of these fantastic short stories combine factual information about Australian Animals created for young children. Click here to read more information about this downloadable CD and other thematic units by QuickCraft.

Australian Books
Australia (Rookie Read-About Geography) by Allan Fowler
Australia (True Books: Continents) by David Petersen
Australia ABCs: A Book About the People and Places of Australia (Country Abcs)  by Sarah Heiman
Colors of Australia (Colors of the World) by Lynn Ainsworth Olawsky
Marsupial Sue by John Lithgow
Marsupial Sue Book and CD by John Lithgow
Marsupial Sue Presents "The Runaway Pancake": Book and CD  by John Lithgow
Over in Australia: Amazing Animals Down Under by Marianne Berkes (This book is to the rhyme of Over in the Meadow.)

Marsupial Sue by John Lithgow (includes CD and Score)  It has different Australian animals: kangaroo, koala, platypus, and wallaby (this animal lives in other countries too).   It has rhyming words in this book, different sea animals (scallop, shrimp, and trout), etc.
Australian DVDs/Videos
In Discovering Austrailia, you can learn more about the koala bear, playtypus, echidna, numbat, and kangaroo (it is under "DVD Extras: Wild Australia").
IMAX Presents: Australia - Land Beyond Time
Reader's Digest - Australia the Beautiful
Video Visits: Discovering Australia
Wild Australia - The Edge (Large Format)

Down Down Down from Australia Game

Austrailian Animals
Australian Museum - nature, culture, discover

Marsupial Theme
Green Tree Python
Rainforest Australia

Australian Birds
Birds Australia (BA)- Conservation through knowledge
Birds in Backyards
Australian Bird Calls (BA)


Emu Books

Edwina the Emu by Sheena Knowles

Edwina the Emu Activities
Colour the Australian Animal: Emu

Green Tree Python

Austrailian Kookaburra Coloring Page
Kookaburra Including a photo, facts and two kookaburras calling.
The Kookaburra Song Sheet Music (There are other activities for Australian animals on their index page.)

Little Corella
Little Corella - Birds in Backyards Fact sheet

Long-billed Corella
Long-billed Corella - Birds in Backyards Fact sheet

Rainbow Lorikeet
Rainbow Lorikeet Facts and a coloring page by a 7 year old.
Rainbow Lorikeet (Color Offline) @ Enchanted Facts about this parrot from Australia.

Other Animals
Information and Pictures
Platypus @ Kratt's Creatures
Platypus @ Unique Australian Animals

Colour the Australian Animals: Platypus
TotCity: Playtypus Coloring Page

Viewers Links
Unique Australian Animals

Other Animal Links
Animal Bytes: Australia @ San Diego Zoo
Arthur's B&W Clip Art: Australasia Coloring pages.
Australia (Animals) @ Kratt's Creature
Australia @ Oakland Zoo Bearded Dragon, Sarus Crane, Emu, Black-Capped Lory, Long-Billed Corella, Princess Parrot, Tammer (Scrub) Wallaby, Wallaroo, Blue Tongued Skink
Austrailian Animals at Ettamogah Wildlife Sancturary Coloring pages and more.
Australian Koala Foundation: Save the Koala
Australian Wildlife Protection Council
Marsupial Printouts - EnchantedLearning
Austrailian Animal Coloring Pages @
Australian (and Nearby Islands) Animal Printouts @
Colour the Australian Animals @ Ettamogah Wildlife  Sanctuary Dingo, Wedge-Tail Eagle, Echidna, Emu, Kangaroo, Koala, Kookaburra, Platypus, Wombat.

Aussie Netquest - Mini Webquests One page / one site webquests which introduce students to Australia's people, places and culture.

Music: See the lyrics from Australia at Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes of All Nations.

Themes/Unit Study
abcteach: Australia Australia Downunder Many topics.
Australia Day @ activityvillage More activities.  Click on Australia theme for more activities.
Australia Theme @ A to Z Teacher Stuff
Ms. Grese's Guide to Australia Lots of links.
Zoom School Australia @ Enchanted Learning

abcteach: Theme Units: Social Studies: Australia Printables  Crosswords, map,color map,   fact page, word unscramble, did you know cards, favorite anmal graph, country shape book, kangaroo and koala shape books, product facts, travel journal, etc. - word search - map and facts - Australian animals colouring pages
DLTK's Countries and Cultures Section
Outback Steakhouse Including printables & games, teacher resources, etc.

Australian History - history and time line - timeline

Software - FREE software to download to teach you map and places

Kip and Co - many topics, colouring, map, games, animals and online story - information site
SchoolExpress: Free Worksheets: Ages 3-6: Koala and Kangaroo Color Fun - australian crafts for kids - online games, quiz, stories and colouring - word search - 3D paper animals of Australia and NZ

Online Australian Activities
abcteach: Australia Online Crossword Puzzle