Author, Anne Faundez has worked with many famous names in children’s literature. She talks to us about her love of books and where it came from.
Use the How the platypus got his shape ebook on your whiteboard, iPad or tablet computer.
Cut out the sentences and arrange the main events of How the platypus got his shape in the correct order.
Keep things simple by just thinking about the beginning, middle and end of our story.
Let the children demonstrate how well they’ve understood How the platypus got his shape with these comprehension questions.
Learn all about the artist Gabriella Possum Nungarrayiand her painting Bush Fire Dreaming.
Explore indigenous symbols and let children use them to create their own maps.
A handy map of Australia to print or display on your whiteboard.
Explorer Bartholomew Drake reads How the platypus got his shape a creation tale from children's author Anne Faundez.
Our interactive PDF will help children to get a feel for Australian geography, animals and music.
Use these templates to create your own A to Z book of Australia.
Our downloadable Australian animal fact card templates make great class displays and are perfect for children to use when presenting their findings to the class.
Our downloadable Australian animal fact cards are ready for children to add their own researched facts.
Our downloadable Australian animal fact cards are ready for children to add their own illustrations.
Our downloadable Australian animal fact card template is perfect for Antipodean class displays.
This resource sheet features an excerpt about food on board HM Bark Endeavour written by Mr Perry, one of the ship’s doctors.
These How the platypus got his shape prompts come with keywords from the story and are the perfect accompaniment to your storytelling lessons.
These image only How the platypus got his shape story prompts are the perfect accompaniment to your storytelling lessons.
These How the platypus got his shape prompts come with keyword phrases from the story and are the perfect accompaniment to your storytelling lessons.
Reward your storytellers with this How the platypus got his shapethemed certificate.
Reward your KS2 storytellers with this How the platypus got his shape themed certificate.
Get everybody singing with this traditional Australian song.
Our radio play is set on board Captain Cook's ship the HM Bark Endeavour. Version 1 has simpler vocabulary and is shorter than version 2,
Our radio play is set on board Captain Cook’s ship the HM Bark Endeavour. Version 2 has more advanced vocabulary and is slightly longer than version 1.
Use this Venn diagram template to help children categorise Australian animals.
Perfect for class assemblies or drama productions our editable How the platypus got his shape playscript can be adapted for as few as six children
A handy template for creating your very own emblems.
Get a taste for down under with these easy-to-bake biscuits.
Get prancing, dancing, strutting and striding with our ‘Find the kangaroo’ game.
Use this sheet for children to categorise Australian animals into sets. How many of the animals do the children know?
Use these 'Creature consequences' templates to ensure accurate matching of your crazy creatures.
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