WA Day 2019

Help your young students to appreciate living in WA by talking about all the things they can do each day. Also included are links to the history behind the public holiday and images of our state emblems. The “Celebrate WA” folks have done a great job with a lot more resources available this year  – […] → Continue Reading WA Day 2019

Easter

  I’m very thankful that in my career I have taught in schools that embrace cultural diversity. This primary slideshow describes the significance of Easter for Christians and includes a link to an  Australian animation of the Easter story. As the longest Australian public holiday, a presentation of the Easter story provides an opportunity for students to […] → Continue Reading Easter

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 School Slideshow from Nicola Carr-White

Battle of Beersheba

Share with your class the significance of the Australian and New Zealand Light Horsemen in the Battle of Beersheba during the First World War as we commemorate Remembrance Day. See also some great Aussie performers singing “Spirit of the ANZACS” in the Remembrance Day slideshow.   Battle of Beersheba Primary School Slideshow from Nicola Carr-White

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

National Science Week: Robots

Dogs now come in two versions; live and robotic! Meet CHiP the robot and Rusty the Jack Russell. This interactive whiteboard slideshow will hopefully create some interesting discussions about the advantages and disadvantages of both! Please let me know how the votes fall in the comments below and share with any early childhood teachers interested […] → Continue Reading National Science Week: Robots