Australia Themed Free Printables

Australia-themed printables gathered here would help you to organize fun and educational activities for kids. Australia Day is just around the corner – it is a perfect time to stock up on great resources.

Children would love learning about animals, culture, and the geography of the land Down Under with these amazing freebies!

Australia is a huge country located in the southern hemisphere, far, far away from where we live. It’s known as the “Land Down Under” because it is one of the few places in the world where people walk upside down! Just kidding – people in Australia walk just like we do, but it’s fun to imagine, isn’t it?

Australia is an island surrounded by oceans, which means it has lots of beautiful beaches! You’ll love imagining yourself building sandcastles and splashing in the turquoise-blue waters. The Great Barrier Reef, located off the northeastern coast of Australia, is the largest coral reef on the planet and home to hundreds of colorful fish and other sea creatures. Isn’t that amazing?

Have you ever heard of Uluru? It’s a massive red rock located in the middle of Australia. It’s so huge that it almost looks like a giant mountain! Aboriginal people, who are the native people of Australia, say that Uluru is very special and has many stories to tell. We can learn a lot from listening to and respecting these ancient stories.

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Australia is home to some very unique animals that you won’t find anywhere else in the world. Have you ever seen a kangaroo or a koala? Kangaroos are bouncy and love to hop around, while koalas are adorable and spend most of their time sleeping in trees. Oh, and let’s not forget the curious platypus, a furry animal that lays eggs! Isn’t nature full of wonders?

The people of Australia celebrate many festivals and events. One of these is called “Australia Day,” which happens on January 26th every year. It’s a day to have fun, spend time with family, and remember how special Australia is. We can wear bright clothes, have barbecues, and watch fireworks in the evening!

Australia is a land of endless adventure and colorful discoveries. From its breathtaking natural wonders to its unique wildlife and vibrant culture, there’s so much to learn and explore about this wonderful country. So, next time you spot a kangaroo or see a picture of Uluru, remember all the exciting things you’ve discovered about Australia!

[Glossary]

  • Mate: A friendly term used to greet someone in Australia.
  • Coral Reef: A structure made up of thousands of tiny animals called coral polyps.
  • Aboriginal: The native people of Australia, who have lived there for over 65,000 years.
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Australia Preschool Printables by Preschool Mom (great collection of a variety of Australia printables)

Free Australia Unit Packs: My Australia notebook by Our Worldwide Classroom

Australia Day Mini Unit by Our Worldwide Classroom

Australia for Kinder Kids Freebie by Teaching Treks (TpT free download)

Australia Unit with Free Printables by Every Star Is Different

A wide selection of Australia themed printables – presented by Teachers Pay Teachers creators

Maps and Flags of Australia: Royalty Free Australia Map Printable by Free US and World Maps

Australian Flag: Free Printable by Lessons Learnt Journal

Free Printable: Australian Flags 3-Part Cards by Our Worldwide Classroom

Australia Map Printable by Suzie’s Home Education Ideas

Australia Map Colouring Page by Activity Village

Our Resource Library contains a couple of printables that can be used when exploring Australia and Oceania with your students.

Christmas in australia match up with pegs tracing montessori nature free printable

coral reef animals
Beach matching cards

Hands-on Learning About Australian Birds by Suzie’s Home Education Ideas

Animals of Australia – The Land Down Under by Education.com

Animals of Australia by Imagine Our Life

Kangaroo and Joey Puppet Play Set by Mother Natured

Aussie Koala Masks by The Craft Train

Australia / Oceania Landmarks by Montessori Printshop

Australia – Other: Biomes of Australia (subscriber freebie) by Trillium Montessori

Free Printable – Australian Money by Suzie’s Home Education Ideas

Australia Day Fun – Friday Freebie by Busy Little Bugs

Itsy Bitsy Australia Day Book by Kid Zone

Australia Freebie by A Moment in Our World (Teachers Notebook Freebie)

Australia Day Printables by Life’s Little Celebrations (Party Printables)

A while ago we did Aboriginal Dot painting with my daughter which she had lots of fun with.

You can read about it here and check out free printables for Aboriginal Paintings.

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This post is a part of an Australia Day for Kids Blog Hop! Visit these fabulous Australian Bloggers for Australia Day inspiration!

THE AUSTRALIA DAY BLOG HOP 2016  

WEEK 1 

Monday, January 4th
Printable koala mask at The Craft Train

Tuesday, January 5th
Koala in a Creek 
at Laughing Kids Learn

Wednesday, January 6th
Australia themed printable at Montessori Nature (you are here now)

Thursday, January 7th Boab Tree Mosaic Art at A Moment In Our World  

Friday, January 8th
Homemade Violet Crumble recipe at Go Science Kids  

WEEK 2 

Monday, January 11th
Aussie Book List at Honey Bee Books  

Tuesday, January 12th
Mini kids pavlovas at Kidgredients 

 Wednesday, January 13th
Bottlebrush (flower) art at Danya Banya  

Thursday, January 14th
Aussie themed craft at Coloured Buttons 

 Friday, January 15th
Cooking with Kids at Learn with Play at Home  

WEEK 3 

Monday, January 18th
Aussie recipe at Sweet Little Pretties

other Australia and Oceania printables you might find helpful

About Anastasia - Anastasia is an early childhood teacher and the founder of Montessori Nature - a blog about Montessori living and learning and nature-based explorations. With many years of experience working in a Montessori environment and homeschooling her children, she directed her passion for all things Montessori and nature into creating educational resources. You can learn more here and browse her printables on Teachers Pay Teachers.

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