Top Australia Day resources

Tes Resources Team

Map with Australian Flag marking Sydney, top Australia Day resources

Celebrate Australia's diverse society and landscape with these lessons and activity ideas

Observed on 26 January every year, Australia Day officially marks the anniversary of the arrival of the First Fleet of convict ships from Britain in 1788 and the raising of the Union Jack at Sydney Cove by Governor Arthur Phillip. These days, it's an opportunity to celebrate the country's diverse history, as well as welcoming new citizens into the community.

Here, we've collected a few Australia Day and Australian themed resources you could use with your students.

AUSTRALIA DAY
Laurane Rae

AUSTRALIA DAY

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Australia Day QR Code Hunt will take your students on a hunt for interesting facts on why and how Australia Day is celebrated in Australia. Your students will have fun as they document their learning on Recording Sheets and design poster templates after finding answers to key questions during the QR...
Australia Day Maths Simplifying Algebraic Expressions
Elsie99

Australia Day Maths Simplifying Algebraic Expressions

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Australia Day Maths Simplifying Algebraic Expressions Expanding Brackets and Collecting Like Terms Equivalent Expressions Maths Colouring Activity. This is great for Australia Day fun and Australia themed maths! Students will expand and simplify to generate equivalent algebraic expressions. For exa...
AustraliaDayResourcesandActivitiesMiddletoUpperPrimary
KnowntoWork

AustraliaDayResourcesandActivitiesMiddletoUpperPrimary

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4, 2 page Ready to Print Comprehension Worksheets covering Australia Day and the events that led up to Settlement. Children can gain meaning from text, answer True/False questions, give opinions and complete vocab and research activities. Easy to differentiate. Comprehensions 2,3 and 4 have corre...
Australian Animals Reading Comprehension
HollyRachel

Australian Animals Reading Comprehension

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Develop your pupils' comprehension skills with this reading comprehension pack. Included are five non-fiction original reading passages based on five Australian animals. Alongside each reading passage are questions to develop pupil comprehension, understanding and information retrieval. Also include...
HANDWRITING PRACTICE | A-Z AUSTRALIAN ANIMALS
Kurious Koalas

HANDWRITING PRACTICE | A-Z AUSTRALIAN ANIMALS

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HANDWRITING PRACTICE | A-Z AUSTRALIAN ANIMALS 64 beautifully illustrated Australian animal themed handwriting worksheets. Use these worksheets to introduce letters or for independent practice. Write & Rhyme - Incorporate rhyme into the teaching of handwriting using the write and rhyme portion ...