Made by an Aussie teacher. Used in an Aussie class. Available for everyone. I worked hard to find a balance between making mapping as fun as possible and not including just the ‘usual’ info related to Australia, while still making it as educational as I could. These mapping activities are taken from my upcoming unit on Australia. Please follow my store, blog or Facebook to be updated on the release.
No-Prep Activity Ideas~ Download mandalas from 6 themes (animals, countries, dragons, etc.) and three levels (beginner, advanced, and expert). Designs may be printed in black and white for students to color, or they can be colored online and then printed out. Great activities that connect to a many areas of the curriculum. Check out this Lessons4Now blog post for more, quick activities that will interest and engage your students!
If you're looking for a great resource to learn about Australia, here's an awesome one that you can download for FREE from the Australian embassy website. "Tell Me About Australia" is available in a 48 page pdf file. This resource for school children K-8, includes facts on geography, unique wildlife & the environment, history, aboriginal culture & natural wonders, government, education & sports.