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Explore Australia: Resources for Kids

Explore Australia – an island continent in the Southern hemisphere. Discover its rich history, beautiful landscape, and diverse culture.

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Explore Australia: Resources for Kids

Visit our Australia profile page for a detailed country map, infographic, video, photographs, books, activity menu, and more.

Australia’s Flag

Click on the Australian flag to learn about its history and design.
Australia Flag

Australian Landmarks

Discover 10 of the most famous Australian Landmarks: Sydney Opera House (below), Uluru, Heart Reef, Port Arthur, Kakadu, Kangaroo Island, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Bondi Beach, Shark Bay, and Ballarat.

Sydney Opera House

Australian Animals

Learn about dingoes, quokkas, lyrebirds, and more Unique Australian Animals.

Print Australian bird photos for writing prompts, country reports, wall decor, etc.

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Learn about the largest living structure, the Great Barrier Reef. It spans more than 1,200 miles (2,000 km) of islands and submerged reefs.

Australia Books

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

Koala Lou by Mem Fox FREE Global Read Aloud Activity

Possum Magic by Mem Fox FREE Global Read Aloud Activity

Australia Recipes

Australian Kid-Friendly Recipes Try cooking up some Anzac biscuits, Australian meat pie, or Fairy bread.

Australia Fun

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 Research Project for Young Explorers

Engage children in a variety of activities as they research the geography and culture of Australia. Read our post here.

Australia Research Project

Australia Pinterest Board

    Visit Our Australia Board on Pinterest