National Science Week 2017: Future Earth

National Science Week is from the 12th to the 20th of August with this year’s theme being “Future Earth”. This slideshow includes information about simple recycling, an lunch box investigation of recyclable materials and a craft activity to make something new out of recyclables. The offical site (opens in a new window) contains lots of interesting […] → Continue Reading National Science Week 2017: Future Earth

NAIDOC Week : 2 – 9 July 2017

Here’s my ECE / Junior Primary education resource for NAIDOC Week, 2017, exploring the theme, “Our Languages Matter”. . .

WA Day 2017

The “Celebrate WA” folks have done a great job with a lot more resources available this year including colouring-in, crafty mask and bunting – see the links within the slideshow.  Have a great WA Day and I hope you DON’T have to spend it writing reports! WA Day 2016 from Nicola Carr-White . .

Mother’s Day

Mums are special people who deserve all the appreciation we can give them! This primary slideshow includes the famous “Mum Song” by Anita Renfroe where she sings all the statements mothers may make in a 24 hour period to the William Tell Overture! Also very amusing, is the video of interviews for “The World’s Toughest Job” […] → Continue Reading Mother’s Day

ANZAC Day True/False Quiz

This primary slideshow quiz is most suited to Years 2 – 4 but upper primary students may get a buzz out of answering many statements correctly! Also, you may wish to check out my K- 10 ANZAC Day slideshow.   ANZAC Day Quiz from Nicola Carr-White


This simple K-3 slideshow describes the significance of Easter and includes a link to an  Australian animation of the Easter story. As our longest public holiday, the Easter story represents an opportunity for all students to understand our Australian cultural heritage and learn what may be new general knowledge. Easter in Australia from Nicola The new Mastery Learning Folder strategy […] → Continue Reading Easter


This slideshow begins with a few slides about ANZAC Day suited to all students and is followed by another section for older students exploring the song, “Only Nineteen”, by the Australian folk band, Redgum.  Please preview the presentation and links to ensure the content is appropriate for your students. Some options for primary students, at your […] → Continue Reading ANZAC Day

Labour Day

I was so vague about this Australian public holiday it was a disgrace! I found it a very interesting public holiday to investigate and definitely worthy of a long weekend (can’t think of any good reason not to have a long weekend!). (Trouble advancing slides?  iPhone Users Click Here) Labour Day from Nicola . A […] → Continue Reading Labour Day

My Holidays!

You may like to use this early childhood slideshow during a maths mat time. The students or teacher count the number of children who participated in each holiday activity and then compare and discuss the totals at the end. [If you have a problem with the slideshow here’s an alternative link: My Holidays!]   My Holidays! from […] → Continue Reading My Holidays!

What’s the Story?!

. If you’re doing Christmas activities in the classroom this slideshow includes a link to my all time favourite nativity video, produced by St Paul’s Church, Auckland. Enjoy!