Koala in the creek, Australia Day
If students get done earlier than their peers they may color this to familiarize themselves with Australia (tie to Aboriginal Painting).
Ayers Rock Australia Collage- Kid World Citizen
Hush from Possum Magic. Finding a way to display writing samples the students made their ringtail possums do the work. Hanging by their movable tails (attached with a split pin) the possums hold the writing for everyone to see.
Australia Day Notepaper - good base for an Australia Day party invitation
Possum Magic by Mem Fox. “Once upon a time, but not very long ago, deep in the Australian bush, there lived two possums. Their names were Hush and Grandma Poss." - Ideas, activities and links -
possum morning tea- a tea set up to follow a childrens book, I have never heard of any of these "foods" but am excited to find them and try them
Aboriginal Dot Art for younger children use colored dots, or dot markers. Could draw simple aboriginal symbol before kids dot.
Australian cultural website for homeschoolers. Lots of printables