Explore Australia – an island continent in the Southern hemisphere.
Discover its rich history, beautiful landscape, and diverse culture.
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Visit our Australia profile page for a detailed country map, infographic, video, photographs, books, activity menu, and more.
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.
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.
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 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.