Fascinated by Flight – Len Waters Activities

#australiaremembers #lenwaters #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day6 Australia Remembers; Len Waters, Boundless and Born to Fly, delves into the life, career, hardships and Indigenous roots of Australia’s first known First Nations fighter pilot, Len Waters. Flying and everything about it fascinated Len. It seemed, from the time he was a small boy, Len Waters was born to READ MORE

Utilising Australia Remembers 3 as an Education Tool by Catherine Bauer

#australiaremembers #lenwaters #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day4 Author Catherine Bauer is here to generously share some fantastic resources and tools to help parents and educators effectively utilise the information found in Australia Remembers 3; Len Waters, Boundless and Born to Fly. Thanks so much, Catherine, for this wonderful article. Big Sky Publishing’s Australia Remembers 3: Len Waters READ MORE

Fluff-Filled Fun: Educational Activities for Belly Button Fluff

#bellybuttonfluff #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 In Belly Button Fluff, Scarlett Von Scruff’s inquisitive nature leads her on a courageous, fun- and fluff-filled adventure in and around her town, meeting a diverse range of people and animals, and their belly buttons! This quirky, curious and colourful tale written and illustrated by Dave Atze encourages readers to embark on READ MORE

STEM Magic! Educational Fun for Marlow Brown

#marlowbrown #magicianinthemaking #bookcampaign #booksontourpr In Marlow Brown; Magician in the Making, Marlow tests out her skill and ability, persistence and resilience, when it comes to mastering the art (or science) of illusions! This show-stopping, hilarious tale by Kesta Fleming, combined with the energetic illustrations by Marjory Gardner, empowers readers to conjure up their own bag of READ MORE

Home is Within: Educational Activities

In Home, a young Sudeten German girl and her family are expelled from their home and forced to give up their belongings and their freedom, until they eventually find a safe passage across the seas to Australia. This poignant, uplifting and hopeful story by Karen Hendriks, combined with the hauntingly evocative illustrations by Alisa Knatko, READ MORE

You Can Be A Writer: Educational Activities

#youcanbeawriter #bookcampaign #booksontourpr A writing session unto itself, to teach budding writers how to structure stories, incorporate all the necessary elements, and inject sparks of imagination, You Can Be A Writer opens up a plethora of literacy and language opportunities for primary school-aged children. From setting up for writing, to planting and sowing the idea seeds, READ MORE

Australia Remembers Educational Activities: Customs and Traditions

#australiaremembers2 #customsandtraditionsoftheadf #bookcampaign #booksontourpr The Australia Remembers series provides a plethora of opportunities for students to explore historical facts, traditions and personal meaning in relation to the studies of Anzac Day, Remembrance Day and the customs of the Australian Defence Force. Topics including the Anzac spirit, commemorative services, symbols and emblems, mottos, defence force practices and more can READ MORE

Educational Activities: Responsibility with The Mouse and the Egg

#thewindandthemouse #themousenandtheegg #bookcampaign #booksontourpr The Willing Kids Program series provides myriad of opportunities for literacy and social-emotional growth in young children, and to a range of abilities. The first two books, The Wind and the Mouse and The Mouse and the Egg, focus on themes such as kindness, responsibility, adapting to change and courage, in fun, gentle and READ MORE

Ten Naughty Numbats Number Games

#onetotenandbackagain #tennaughtynumbats #bookcampaign #booksontourpr The One to Ten and Back Again series opens up so many possibilities for number activities in terms of counting by ones, adding on and counting back by ones. For children in the early years (preschool to Year 2), grasping the concept of counting sets up learning for all kinds of mathematical READ MORE

Dino-Riffic Educational Activities for Fossil Frenzy

#theadamsonadventures #fossilfrenzy #bookcampaign #booksontourpr There is HUGE learning potential in Sandra Bennett’s Fossil Frenzy in terms of literacy and science understandings for children in the middle grade age bracket. In these engaging activities, students will use their hypothesising, analysing and fine motor skills to uncover scientific discoveries with regard to Australian dinosaurs and the formation READ MORE