Extra Activities

See the attached documents if you would like some extra challenges!

You might like to print out the rubric and cross off activities as you complete them.

Or you might like to take on the task of completing a passion project – a project that you plan and research over a couple of weeks and can then present to the class.

If you would like to complete a passion project, you need to download the document to find out all the information here:

There are lots of wonderful websites to learn information, play games, see new places or learn new skills. Keep an eye out here for some sites to visit.


Below are some documentaries or podcasts you might like to watch or listen to to learn something new. You might like to take some notes while you watch, summarise the information, or just watch and learn something!

ABC iView

News and current affairs https://iview.abc.net.au/collection/1481
Maths and Science https://iview.abc.net.au/collection/2408
Reading and writing https://iview.abc.net.au/collection/2410
Art https://iview.abc.net.au/collection/2413
David Attenborough (Animal documentaries) https://iview.abc.net.au/collection/2595


David Attenborough (Animal documentaries) https://www.netflix.com/au/title/80216393
Billy Nye: Science Guy https://www.netflix.com/au/title/80182411
Kevin Hart’s Guide to Black History https://www.netflix.com/au/title/80231156
The Most Unknow (science) https://www.netflix.com/au/title/80222042


Imagine this (ABC Kids) https://www.abc.net.au/kidslisten/imagine-this/
Short and Curly (ABC) https://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/shortandcurly/
That’s Incredible – Stories to share with kids https://www.mamamia.com.au/podcasts/thats-incredible/
Brains on! Science podcast for kids https://www.brainson.org/

Want to learn about science and technology?

Do you enjoy watching fun videos to learn how things work? Then visit Australia’s national science channel RiAus
Got any science questions? Why not ‘Ask Doctor Universe’ Ask Dr Universe’
Are you interested to learn how to code?  Code.org
Ever dreamt of becoming an Astronaut? Explore our solar system  NASA

Want to visit a museum from home?

Melbourne Museum https://museumsvictoria.com.au/melbournemuseum/at-home/
Scienceworks https://museumsvictoria.com.au/scienceworks/at-home/
Immigration Museum https://museumsvictoria.com.au/immigrationmuseum/at-home/ 

Fancy a private tour of the World’s best galleries? 

From Amsterdam to Florence to Paris, see treasured works of art from some of the world’s most well-known artists.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York https://www.metmuseum.org/art/online-features/metkids/
The Louvre Museum, Paris https://www.louvre.fr/en/online-tours#virtual-tours
The Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/van-gogh-museum?hl=en
The Uffizi Gallery, Florence Italy https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/uffizi-gallery?hl=en
The National Gallery of Art, Washington DC https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/national-gallery-of-art-washington-dc?hl=en


And…for all the nature and animal lovers out there! 

Watch live animals cams https://kids.sandiegozoowildlifealliance.org/videos
Complete animal themed activities and watch interesting creatures live https://nationalzoo.si.edu/webcams
With literally hundreds of nature-themed activities spend some time looking at the amazing activities https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/blog/2021/02/lockdown-activities-for-kids-to-do-at-home/


Take a trip back in time and follow your passion for history at…

Flex your creative muscles with these activities and sites! 

Take a behind-the-scenes look at how
Pixar artists do their jobs. You might try to
animate bouncing balls, build a swarm of robots, or
make virtual fireworks explode!
Learn how to draw https://www.artforkidshub.com/how-to-draw/
Creator of the creator of the Pigeon series, Knuffle Bunny, and Elephant & Piggie join Mo Willems for his lunch time doodle sessions https://www.kennedy-center.org/education/mo-willems/lunch-doodles/
Visit Dav Pilkey’s Creative Corner, creator of Captain Underpants https://www.scholastic.com/site/pilkey/dav-pilkey-at-home/dav-pilkey-videos.html#reading