Looking for some inspiration for activities to do at home with the kids? Here are some ideas to keep them busy!

Shellharbour City Council Rainy Day Activities
We've put together a list of fun & easy rainy day activities including card games, arts & crafts, music games, paper games & more!
Rainy day activities

Shellharbour City Libraries
Check out all the fun activities families and kids can be involved in at Shellharbour City Libraries.
Sign up for the activities here.

Roll a Picasso
Get creative and have a go at making your own Picasso piece.
Visit Shellharbour Civic Centre website to find out how.

Shellharbour Public Art activity sheets
The purpose of our Public Art Activity Sheets is to provide some creative, fun and inspiring things to do at home following a visit to one, or more, of our public artworks- be it online or in person.
Download them here.

National Child Protection Week Bingo
We've created a bingo game for starting the discussions around child abuse in the community, and to raise awareness of support services in the local area. 
Download a copy here.

Local Government Week Scavenger Hunt
There is so much more to councils than rates, roads & rubbish. But hey, don’t take our word for it - take part in our website scavenger hunt and found out!
Check it out here.

Art Gallery NSW – Kids at home 
While their doors are closed, Art Gallery NSW are bringing you ways to learn, be inspired and get creative at home and online. With Kids at Home, there are many ways for your family to make and enjoy art together. From artist-led projects and art-making videos to colourful activity sheets based on art from their collection, there is everything you need to spark the imagination and keep your young artists inspired.   
Kids activity sheets | Art Gallery of NSW 

Questacon at home
Wherever you are, be inspired by science and learn about the way our world works through a variety of fun experiments and activities you can do at home.  
Lots of exciting free video resources and experiments for children are available have a look!
Questacon at home — Fun science activities for kids | Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre

Legoland Discovery Centre
LEGOLAND Discovery Centre is delivering daily Boredom Busters challenges for kids to enjoy at home throughout the school holidays!  Boredom Busters is made up of videos, worksheets and activities to inspire kids to create, have fun and experiment with LEGO.
LEGO Boredom Busters Hub

Eco Explorers
Take your learning outdoors with Eco Explorers nature-inspired resources, printables and programs, developed for parents, educators and teachers. Eco Explorers offer a range of early years and primary school online nature learning programs and resources to inspire, motivate and engage children in outdoor education and learning.
Downloadable Outdoor Learning Resources – Eco Explorers 

Science Space
Join Science Space these School Holidays for spectacular science fun – online! Two weeks of interactive workshops, shows and family webinars to keep kids entertained, energized and engaged during the lockdown break. 
Science Space | Spring School Holiday - Virtual Science Space - Science Space 

Sydney Opera House – get the kids off the couch
Sydney Opera House have compiled some of their favourite free kids activity videos on Stream. Discover how to bring plays to life, build robots, make puppets, dance like a ballet dancer and a whole lot more - all from the comfort of home! 
Get The Kids Off The Couch - Stream - Sydney Opera House 

National Maritime Museum 
Check out National Maritime Museum online games, activity sheets, print-out-and-make templates and more! 
Activities and Games - Australian National Maritime Museum

New South Wales Rail Museum 
Activities for kids inspired by collection items at the museum. Get crafty at home with these fun hands-on activities and quiz sheets.  
Kids Activity Sheets | NSW Rail Museum 

Sealife Sydney – Wild at home hub 
With the WILD at HOME HUB, you can find all things Aussie animals, sea creatures and holiday fun! Dive in and discover their wild world from home. You'll find a range of home entertainment activities, coloring ins, videos, educational fact sheets and so much more! 
Wild Holiday Hub | Lockdown resources for kids

Sydney Living Museums 
Enjoy craft and other activities at home, inspired by Sydney Living Museums exhibitions and museums. 
Craft & activities | Sydney Living Museums 

Monkey Baa Theatre Company
These learning activities are designed to help extend the creative imaginations of children, and allow them to develop a deeper understanding of the texts in which Monkey Baa Threatre Company productions are based, such as Possum Magic and Diary of a Wombat. 
Teacher resources - Monkey Baa 

Sydney Zoo
Sydney Zoo have developed a range of FREE to download resources.
Sydney Zoo - Resources

Last updated : Tue 26 Oct 2021