Australia is an island continent in the Southern hemisphere. Explore the country’s rich history, beautiful landscape and diverse culture with a variety of resources.
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Explore Your World: Australia
Visit our Australia profile page for a country map, infographic, photographs, and more.
Click on the Australian flag to learn about its history and design.
Listen to the Australia National Anthem
Learn about the Land Down Under. Australia Facts for Kids – Learn All About Australia (Kidz Feed)
Discover 10 of the most famous Australian Landmarks: Sydney Opera House, Uluru, Heart Reef, Port Arthur, Kakadu, Kangaroo Island, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Bondi Beach, Shark Bay, and Ballarat.
Unique Australian Animals Learn about the frilled neck lizard, echidna, dugong and more!
FREE Australian Animal Photographs Print photos to use for writing prompts, country reports, or wall decor.
Watch a video of the largest living structure, the Great Barrier Reef. It spans more than 1,200 miles (2,000 km) of islands and submerged reefs.
Read Your World: Australia
If You Were Me and Lived in … Australia by Carole P. Roman
Australia: A Benjamin Blog and His Inquisitive Dog Guide by Anita Ganeri
Living in Australia by Chloe Perkins
D is for Down Under: An Australian Alphabet by Devin Scillian
Over in Australia: Amazing Animals Down Under by Marianne Berkes
Diary of a Wombat by Jackie French
Australian Kid-Friendly Recipes Try cooking up some Anzac biscuits, Australian meat pie, or Fairy bread.
Children’s Games Learn four popular children’s games played in Australia.
Australia Crafts Aboriginal dot art, a homemade didgeridoo, a boomerang… (AND links to Australian Animal Crafts and Australia Day Crafts)
- Australia Country Research Project Engage children in a variety of activities as they research the geography and culture of Australia. Read our blog post.
Find more resources on our Australia Pinterest board.