Kids Activities

Going on a bear hunt

We're going on a bear hunt! We're going to catch a big one! So the popular children's story goes.

Council is encouraging everyone to get on board and join in on the great bear hunt for teddy bears across Corangamite!

People all around the world have been putting teddy bears and other soft toys in windows and trees and on balconies, encouraging children to get outdoors for a walk with their parents while hunting for bears.

The hunt is inspired by the children’s book We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury, in which the characters sing: “We’re going on a bear hunt, we’re going to catch a big one - what a beautiful day, we’re not scared.’’ 
The initiative has been widely shared on community Facebook pages across Australia, mirroring similar bear hunts right across the world.

Get in the spirit of adventure and place a Teddy Bear in your window or fence for kids to spot as they walk their blocks. A great initiative to keep the kids entertained and creating a sense of community and connectedness.


P.E with Joe

Daily workouts with Joe the Body Coach

Check him out on Facebook and subscribe to his YouTube Channel for the daily videos


Kids Corner at the library

Looking for some activities to entertain the Kids!  Check out our Kids' Corner for links to our Children's eAudiobooks and eBooks as well as our new FREE education platform for kids - Busy Things.

Kids Corner

National Geographic Kids

The National Geographic have made access to their digital edition absolutely FREE for the next three months!

Nat Geo kids

Harry Potter at Home

Harry Potter At Home hub where you’ll find all the latest magical treats to keep you occupied - including special contributions from Bloomsbury and Scholastic, nifty magical craft videos (teach your friends how to draw a Niffler!), fun articles, quizzes, puzzles and plenty more for first-time readers, as well as those already familiar with the wizarding world. We’re casting a Banishing Charm on boredom!

Check it out here 

Chalk Art Challenge

Grab some chalks and unleash your creativity on the concrete footpath. There are so many fun things you can draw, and if you don't like it, you can wash it off and create something new.


Elevenses audio book

David Walliams (TV star and children’s author) is releasing a series of 30 daily audio stories for children to listen to for free. He is releasing an audio version of one of his World’s Worst Children stories at 11 am each day...


Dance Bingo w/ DanceStruck

Share and post you/your dancer completing the bingo sheet ��

To play:
ROLL a small rock and land it on one of the activities. Perform the activity your rock has landed on. Cross off every time the activity is done. First to cross off all the activities wins the game
PRINT out the activities, cut them up and pull them out of a hat and mark them off as you do them.
FREESTYLE a- tick off what you want when you want.

DANCE 2020  

Other great ideas

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