Using  research about the First Fleet Ships my Year 4 students made these 2D models.

Research first fleet - times and engineering abilities and resources and challenge children to create a first fleet ship that floats across a paddling pool or local park.

Australia for Kinder Kids FREEBIE contains a Label the Emu activity, Counting by 2s activity and 8 Australia Word Wall cards.

Australia for Kinder Kids FREEBIE contains a Label the Emu activity, Counting by activity and 8 Australia Word Wall cards. This Australia FREEBIE is part of

Favourite Australian Picture Books - United Teaching

Favourite Australian Picture Books - I bought some of these on my trip!

Edwina the Emu Storytime craft - emu craft activities

Edwina the Emu Storytime craft - emu craft activities

Roly-Poly Echidna from CatTenneDesigns on TeachersNotebook.com - (1 page)

Original design says echidna - but this would be good for the hedgehog in Jan Brett's The Mitten.

Emu Label craft | Top Teacher - Innovative and creative early childhood curriculum resources for your classroom

When learning about Australian animals make and label an emu!We used half a paper plate as the body and used thin strips of tissue paper for the feathers.We used a strip of cardboard which we consenti

Book Study: Meet Captain Cook by Rae Murdie & Chris Nixon

Book Study: Meet Captain Cook by Rae Murdie & Chris Nixon


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Pictures books for introducing kids to Australian animals. Australia Theme.

Animals of Australia Book List

But if I make an elephant!

Canada Day is fast approaching (July but I'm more intrigued by this great craft from Australia (Australia Day is January Many thanks to Phillipa at House of Baby Piranha (!) for this great activity for kids. House of Baby Piranha

Australian animal playgroup activities.  Possum craft - Possum Magic

Possum for the letter P---Image Only

Create a paper plate emu with your child. Together you can put all of the body parts on your emu. A child aged 24-30 months should be able to point to six body parts.

Living on a Latte: Australian Animal Activities

A Convict Story

A Convict Story - brilliant history resource!

Have the children draw a step by step koala then use real bark and leaves on the tree.

Sustainability, FMS: Have the children draw a step by step koala then use real bark and leaves on the tree.

First Fleet Online contains a database of the First Fleet convicts to Australia, diary extracts, stories and letters of the time, as well as suggestions on how to investigate the topic of the First Fleet.

First Fleet Online contains a database of the First Fleet convicts to Australia, diary extracts, stories and letters of the time, as well as suggestions on how to investigate the topic of the First Fleet.

Captain Cook's Map of Australia, on which he landed with his crew during their first expedition in 1770. After investigating Tasmania, they were blown onto the lush, east coast of the continent and Cook claimed it New South Wales. In 1786, it would be established as a British penal colony.

Captain Cook's Map of Australia, on which he landed with his crew during their first expedition in

Wombat Paper Plate Craft for Kids from www.daniellesplace.com  - Great Craft for Australian Unit study for homeschool.  Fun Craft for preschool and elementary children

Loads of tutorials for Australian animal craft ideas and related storybook suggestions from Danielle's Place, including this cute paper plate wombat.

FIRST FLEET

First Fleet is the name given to the 11 ships which sailed from Great Britain on 13 May 1787 with about people to establish the first European colony i.

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