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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. 

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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!

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

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Web Based Resources

Great web-based resources for fun 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.

Arts and Culture through Google. More online tours and information from galleries and museums

The Melbourne Hellenic Museum Argonauts club.

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

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and cultures from ABC Education.

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

NAIDOC Week 2020 Community Animation video with Kutcha Edwards. 

Monash Council and Mutti Mutti man and Aboriginal musician Kutcha Edwards, have worked together on a special Community Animation Project as part of NAIDOC Week 2020 celebrations. The animation was put together by Emily Graham and features images and artwork made by children and families of Monash, set to Kutcha's song Tic Toc - Time Keeps Tickin By, with music by Daniel J Marquez 

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: 09 September 2021