Kids downloadable activities

A black line drawing of the State Library of NSW

 

 

 

The State Library of NSW opened in 1910 and is situated opposite the beautiful Botanic Gardens. Add some inspiring colours to this sheet to reflect the beauty of the gardens and building. Can you find Trim the cat?

 

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State Library of NSW in JPG

A black line drawing of a fantasy house

 

 

 

 

 

Imagine that you could build a house and fill it with everything you’ve ever wanted. Would you have a room for blowing bubbles, a mini-zoo for your pet monkeys… or both?

Draw a plan for your fantasy house like the one in the picture and then make up a story about who owns this house. Who comes to visit? Where would they go first? What mischief would they get up to?

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Fantasy House in JPG

A black line drawing of a caravan

 

 

 

 

It's holiday time! Imagine you are going on holidays and you get to design your perfect caravan. Will it have a reading corner and a games area? Can you find a little nook for your pets? Be creative and have fun!

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Caravans in JPG

A set of playing cards with Australian birds on them

 

 

Playing games with your family and friends is a fun holiday activity. Use these bird cards to play Memory, Matching Pairs or be creative and make up your own card game!

 

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Bird cards in PDF

 

A cipher to create a secret coded message

 

 

Create your own code to write private messages and learn how to send them in boats or flags.

Download the activity booklet and join us for the Secret Codes workshop.

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Secret Codes Activity Booklet in PDF