Grab a bedsheet and some pegs, and you’re on your way to a family-friendly adventure! Go on a quest to find a rare creature in a magical, narrated audio experience. Make a teeny tiny terrarium for a pterodactyl or perhaps a find-a-word puzzle. Learn how to create characters or discover the drama of improv.

  • The State Library of NSW continues to provide a wide range of educational online activities. For HSC students, there’s resources and guides for various subjects including tips from previous students, an online writing club and creative prompts for young storytellers, and a creative kids box filled with supplies and activities inspired by the library’s collection and more. 
  • Victorian-based company The Threshold creates narrated theatrical experiences that families can enjoy at home together. Search for a magical creature with Mountain Goat Mountain or gather treasures in Feather Quest.
  • Learn how to make a living (tiny) habitat for a dinosaur with Joel Cohen, Field Botanist from the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. 
  • Enjoy ‘Together In Art Kids’, from the Art Gallery of NSW, where there’s lots of inventive artist-led videos and activities to choose from such as making your own puppet, building a landscape in a box or writing a dada poem. 
  • Make your own Bluey and Bingo characters at home in this crafty project from the ABC. 
  • Casula Powerhouse has taken its WOW Festival online – there’s art packs, storytime videos, drama improv and drawing classes, and much more 
  • The Centre for Contemporary Asian Art has lots of fun and imaginative downloadable activities for kids from creating an original character of your very own with illustrator Freda Chiu to designing your own find-a-word. 
  • Learn about the knowledge and contributions made by Australia’s first scientists with proud Kamilaroi man, Young Australian of the Year for NSW 2020 and ​​Sydney Science Festival Ambassador Corey Tutt in this upcoming webinar. 
  • Make a sculpture out of pegs or experiment with time in these five fun activities from the Museum of Contemporary Art.
  • Students can become a maritime archaeologist and dive into famous shipwrecks in this game from the Australian National Maritime Museum.
  • Make a koala headband or a train conductor hat with Powerhouse Creative Industries Resident Rosie Deacon in this bunch of colourful and creative activities inspired by Rosie’s Koala Train installation.