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Looking for some fun activities and games to try while you are at home? Try some of these sites!


Sci-Show for Kids: Science videos for kids made fun!
The Dad Lab: at home science experiments you can try
Crash Course Kids: This bi-weekly show from the producers of Crash Course is all about primary school  science. We'll look at Earth, Habitats, Space, Chemical Reactions, Engineering, and much much more with host Sabrina Cruz. So, join us every Tuesday and Thursday for new uploads.

Animal Live streams:

Zoos Victoria Have set up a few live stream cameras from Melbourne Zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo, so you can enjoy the zoo from anywhere.
Hunter Valley Zoo - meet the animals at the Hunter Valley Zoo. Regular videos of different animals and their enclosures.
Sealife Sydney Aquarium - Meet the animals who call the Sydney sealife aquarium home. Daily videos and activities.
Wildlife Sydney Zoo - Meet the animals who call the Wildlife Sydney Zoo home. Daily videos.

Reading and Storytimes:

Storytime with Mel -  Storytime with Mel on our Upper Hunter Regional Library facebook every Thursday at 10:00
Storytime from Space - Listen to astronauts read stories from space 
ABC Kids Listen -  Listen to stories, Lullabies and news for kids
Read-Aloud With Dan Gutman - Dan Gutman shared he'd be doing a daily read aloud of his latest book, Miss Blake Is a Flake! Every day at 2 p.m. ET, adding, "These are weird times, so I thought a little fireside chat might help."
Read-Aloud With Kate Messner
An author of more than 35 children's books, Kate Messner shared a series of videos in which she reads one of her titles aloud.
Storytime with Ryan and Craig - Ryan Lagod and Craig Tovey are two family-friendly comedians who read aloud children's books with silly voices, big emotions, and sometimes improvised songs! They aim to educate and entertain children, teachers and parents and promote childhood literacy and a passion for reading.
Nana Kate’s Corner - It’s honestly pretty hard not to love listening to Aussie Nana Kate read aloud.
Kids read to kids -  KidsRead2Kids was founded by Dyslexic and ADHD siblings to bring the joy and confidence back to the struggling reader.  We provide free video-audio books read by kids for kids - filmed chapter by chapter for easy listening.


ABC Kids: Games, Shows and craft ideas
Educational Games: Fun games that help you learn!


Cosmic Kids: Yoga and mindfulness for kids
PE with Joe: Join PE teacher Joe Wicks each day as he runs PE Class from the comfort of your lounge room!
GO Noodle:  Fun videos to help your child get active!


Lunch Doodle with Mo: The award-winning author is hosting a workshop for kids every single day beginning at 1 p.m. ET. Children can draw, doodle, and experiment with story-telling — don't forget the pen and paper!

Read- and Draw-Along With Debbie Ridpath Ohi: Kids who love to draw will enjoy this “hands on” session with children's book author and illustrator, Debbie Ridpath Ohi. Be sure to share your little one's creations on social media once they're done listening to her read Where Are My Books?

Carson Ellis' Art Club- Carson Ellis, author and illustrator will be posting art assignments on her Instagram page every weekday morning. If you want to share them, you can use the hashtag #quarantineartclub. She’ll also provide individual hashtags for each exercise so everyone can see each other’s work.

Grace Lin - Author Grace Lin reads from her books and also teaches you how to draw Chinese Dragons and Comical dogs

Crayola Colouring Pages -  Print from home pages including Disney, Animals, Numbers & Letters and Adults too

Art Projects from the Speed Museum - free video tutorials for the whole family.

Moma Modern Art - Interactive art site for kids

Learning 4 Kids - You will find lots of FUN and SIMPLE IDEAS to do with your kids that promote CREATIVE PLAY and LEARNING!