Interactive websites for kids'n'teens


Can't travel at the moment? Check out this amazing website. 360cities is a site full of interactive panoramic photos and videos from around the world with over 2707 images in the collection. You can tap, zoom and                       spin to explore places around the world in close-up detail.

ABC education ABC Education 

 An educational website that covers all topics for all school aged students. "All resources are free and mapped to the Australian Curriculum, covering English, Maths, Science, Geography, History, The Arts and Technologies, including STEM." Students will find videos,                                                          games, educational articles and more. This site covers both Primary and                                              Secondary school.

Kids listen ABC


ABC KIDS Listen is a dedicated radio station and on demand app for kids and their grownups, bought to you by the ABC. You can access music, stories, soothing soundtracks for sleeping and podcasts.

Playschool ABC Playschool Make & Do

 A great site for pre-schoolers where they can enjoy colouring in, craft, nutritious recipes, safe online games and full episodes of Playschool.


"ABCya provides over 400 fun and educational games for K-6”.  All activities are designed by educators and parents and are categorised by grade and subject. Topics include multiplication, parts of speech, typing, pattern recognition and more.

backyard buddiesBackyard Buddies

For those who love nature, check out Backyard Buddies. It's a free educational site run by the Foundation for National Parks and Wildlife. You will find simple tips to transform your backyard into a safe and                                                        inviting habitat haven. You can also explore birds, bugs and insects,                                                      mammals, frogs, reptiles, plants and big backyard buddies.

Childrens Museum of ManhattanChildren's Museum of Manhattan

The Children's Museum of Manhatten has an engaging interactive site full of activities for you to do together as a family at home. You will find new daily activities uploaded each day.


A digital learning platform for up to 12 year olds. They will learn basic maths such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division by either playing games or reading the theories directly. Free content to                                                    enable kids to read, play and learn. 

Dav Pilkey at homeDav Pilkey at Home
If Dog Man and Captain Underpants are amongst your favourite books, then this site is a must.   "Dav Pilkey at home" provides fun with your                                                    favourite characters through activities, videos and so much more. 

Dorling kindersly Find outDorling Kindersley Find out!

Visit DK Find Out! to learn about dinosaurs, space, animals, nature & more. Fun learning activities for kids with videos, quizzes & galleries.

East Arnhem Live East Arnhem Live

 East Arnhem Live is an online concert series bringing the culture,   history and beauty of East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory to   audiences across Australia and the world.

Harry at home Harry Potter at Home

 J.K.Rowling has launched a new website to keep Harry Potter fans busy   during the current COVID-19 period. It's full of "interactive craft videos,   fun articles, quizzes, puzzles and plenty more for first time readers, as   well as those already familiar with the wizarding world".

Highlights kids

 Highlights Kids

 Highlights Kids is a companion website to the classic children's   magazine, Highlights. It includes games, recipes, crafts and science   projects like virtual castle construction, word search, hidden picture   and more.

animals at home Melbourne Zoo Animals at Home

 Animals at home [Live] provides 24/7 live feeds and updates. Join every   week for a series of keeper talks, meet the keeper and learn more about   the animals. There are also special guest appearances and a Snow                                                         Leopard Cub cam!

NASA NASA Stem @ Home

 For those students who are interested in space, the NASA website is a   must! This site is loaded with STEM activities for all ages.NASA STEM @   Home Resources are divided into the following grades, K-4, 5-8 and 9-12.

 Grades K-4 will built it, solve it, launch it, colour it and more. Grades 5-8   will play it, train like an astronaut, built it, watch it, make it and enjoy   the night sky. Grades 9-12 will see what it's like to be an astronaut, think                                               like a rocket scientist, enjoy virtual trips, build a model spacecraft, enjoy                                               games, apps and simulations plus loads more! 

National geographic kids National Geographic Kids

 For children 8+ who find animals, science, nature and history   interesting, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS is the website to explore!   This website contains amazing graphics and is extremely easy to   navigate. Not only will you find a huge amount of interesting   information, children will also find educational games, quizzes and   competitions. 

NSW Department of education

 NSW Department of Education

 Needing a little extra for your child while they are learning from home?

 NSW DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION has uploaded learning packages for parents and carers.

                                          “Learning packages contain explicit teaching activities with self-guided                                                 videos to complement the learning program provided by your child’s                                                   school or teacher. Remember the program provided by your child’s                                                      school or class teacher is the priority learning program for your child. You                                            can choose one or more learning packages from any of the four streams                                              in literacy/English, numeracy/mathematics, physical activity and more                                                  key learning areas. Select your child’s year level and choose one or more                                              of the learning activities that best meet the needs of your child/ren.”

Read Riordan Read Riordan

 Are you a Rick Riordan enthusiast? Take a quiz and test your knowledge   of all things Rick Riordan 

Science for kids

 Science for Kids

 Science for Kids is a free online science network where you can enjoy                                                   and have fun exploring science. The website is packed with articles,                                                       worksheets and even a quiz on each section along with cool games and                                               videos.

Southern Highlands Koalas Southern Highland Koala Conservation Project

 The Southern Highlands is home to 3000 koalas and we are working   with the community to make sure they are surviving and thriving into       the future!

Story Box LibraryStory Box Library

This is a great educational website created for children to view stories read aloud by fantastic predominantly Australian and New Zealand storytellers, consisting of comedians, authors, singers, performers and students.

As a bonus there is also a craft activity suggestion for each story.

Storyline Storyline

 The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s Daytime Emmy nominated, Storyline Online, features celebrated actors including Viola Davis, Kristen Bell, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Wanda Sykes, Kevin Costner, James Earl Jones, Betty White and more reading children’s books to inspire a love of reading in millions of children worldwide.

Taronga ZooTaronga Zoo

 Would the kids love to visit the zoo? Take a look at Taronga Zoo's   website. As both Sydney and Dubbo zoos are currently closed, they are   now bringing both beautiful zoos directly to your living room. There is   so much to see including animal live cameras, featured videos, latest   keeper chats, latest shows, animal antics and more.

The Kids should See this The Kids Should See This

 The Kid Should See This is a "collection of 4,500+ kid-friendly videos,   curated for teachers and parents who want to share smarter, more   meaningful media in the classroom and at home." Topics include                                                           science, technology, space, animals, nature, food, DIY, music, animation                                               and more.

Tom gates activitiesTom Gates Fun Stuff

Are you a Tom Gates fan? Visit "The World of Tom Gates" website for fun activities

Wonderopolis Wonderopolis

 Wonderopolis is the place to explore, imagine, laugh, share, create,   learn, smile and grow. A great site for curious kids, 7+ years. Start with   the wonder of the day, where you will find videos, pictures and fun facts   along with a wonder word list. What are you wondering? You can even                                                 submit your own question.