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Busy Things

Story Box Library

TumbleBook Library

Literacy Planet

Language Nut

Web based resources

BusyThings

Fun, award-winning educational games for ages 3 to 10, used by thousands of schools around the world! The games focus on literacy, numeracy, problem solving and creative development. 

Library card number required.

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Story Box Library

Engaging online stories aimed at Australian primary school aged children. The stories are a little bit cheeky, a little bit charming and a whole lot of fun!

Library card number required.

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TumbleBook Library

Special access to the Tumblebooks eLibrary is now available.

TumbleBook Library logo  Kindergarten - year 6 childrens ebook database.

Tumble Maths Logo  Kindergarten - year 6 maths ebook database

 

Literacy Planet

Learn essential English literacy skills in a fun and addictive way. Activities for preschoolers through to Year 12 students.

First time users will need to create a Literacy Planet account. Apps available for Android and Apple devices.

Library card number required for first time users.

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LanguageNut

Fun language learning activities for children. Includes Arabic, English (EAL/ESL) French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Bahasa Malaysia, Mandarin and Spanish.

Library card number required. PIN number to Access is 1350

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Note: If you use this App on your iPads, iPhones, Chrome Books or Android Phones, please download the latest version as the provider has updated their server to improve performance.

Web Based Resources

Great web-based resources for when you're stuck at home.

Make - ABC Kids: Craft and colouring inspired by your favourite ABC characters.

Museum & Gallery tours: take virtual tours of some of the best museums and galleries

in the world.

The Melbourne Hellenic Museum Argonauts club.

ABC Education: educational games, videos and articles for kids (and the grown ups!)

ALEA Little People's Literacy Learning: free online guide for early childhood literacy based activities.

The Kids Should See This: a curated selection of kid-friendly videos - science, technology, food, art, music and more!

Cosmic Yoga: Yoga, mindfulness and relaxation designed specially for kids aged 3+.

GoNoodle: active screen time with engaging content and games to get kids moving.

Behind The News: a fun, accessible way for upper primary and secondary students to learn about what's happening in the world around them.

The Squiz Kids: a news podcast for 8-12 year olds, delivered opinion free with positivity and humour.

Royal Institute Australia (RI Aus) science education channel with lots of science aimed at the curriculum. Shows how science shapes our lives.

 

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Last updated: 01 April 2020