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Explore, learn and have fun with these cool eResources and websites all about STEAM!

Library eResources and Online Activities

  • The Kids eLibrary has a great range of fun and educational eResources for kids.

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  • Kids Club Online offers craft activities, challenges and quizzes every week.
  • Wyndham Libraries Lego Challenge offers a weekly challenge to construct and share a Lego creation on the Library Facebook page.

Science

Britannica Library

Interactive encyclopedia offering articles, videos, images on your favourite topics.

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Kanopy Kids

Educational videos covering the wonders of science including: physics, biology and more.

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Museums Victoria

Museums Victoria

Fun science activities and podcasts for science exploration   

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Scienceworks

Scienceworks   

Fascinating science facts and cool activities.  

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Animals & Nature

Melbourne Aquarium

Virtual tours and Live streams off the underwater world and sea creatures of aquarium.

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Nat Geo Kids

National Geographic Kids  

Interactive games, virtual adventures, experiments and facts about heaps of interesting topics. 

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Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum of London 

Virtual exhibits about the history of biological science, including dinosaurs, fossils, insects, reptiles and the story of their discovery.

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Royal Botanical Gardens Victoria

Virtual tours exploring the plants and creatures of the gardens.

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Zoos Victoria

Live streams of zoo animals and weekly Zoo Keeper Talks.

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Experiments

Frugal Fun

Frugal Fun for boys and girls

Experiments and activities using household items.

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Labcoat Learning

Labcoat Learning  

Weekly science experiments you can join in with at home.

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Love My Science

Experiments to test chemicals to reactions.

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Questacon

Questacon  

Fun activities to do at home from the National Science and Technology Centre  

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Science Bob

Science Bob

Instructions and videos for interactive science experiments, plus links to information of a huge range of science topics.

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Science Kids

A range of fun science experiments for kids.

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Space

Amazing Space

Amazing Space  

Space Telescope Science Institute resources to promote the science and majestic beauty of the universe 

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JPL

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory 

Activities, experiments and contests about the wonder of the Earth, space and space exploration.  

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NASA Kids Club

NASA Kids Club 

Interactive games, activities, information and stories about NASA and space exploration.

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Technology

Code Club

Code Club

Projects in programming and coding to create stories, games, animations, webpages and more.

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Digital Technologies Hub

Activities to do at home that support digital technologies curriculum

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Hour of Code

 

Hour of Code

Coding tutorials plus heaps of coding activities based on popular kids’ games and movies.

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Kodable

Kodable

Game that teaches the basics of computer programming or coding.

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Lightbot

Lightbot

Game to explore programming concepts including loops and procedures.

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Maze

Game that teaches simple programming skills.

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Moonhack

Moonhack

International coding competition from 25-31 May 2020. Step-by-step instructions for coding and collaborating with a team.

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Scratch

Scratch

Program stories, games and animations for ages 8+

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Scratch Jr

Scratch Junior

Program stories, games and animations for ages 5-8

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Engineering

Frugal Fun

Frugal Fun for boys and girls

Engineering challenges and building activities using household items.

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James Dyson

James Dyson Foundation  

44 engineering and science challenges from the engineers at Dyson. 

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Mini Melbourne

Mini Melbourne in Minecraft

Minecraft version of Melbourne showcasing the city’s past, present and future.

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JPL

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory 

Projects, toolkits and contests to launch rockets, build robots and explore your world and beyond.

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Playing with lego

Wyndham Libraries Lego Challenge 

Weekly challenges to design and construct with Lego, posted on the Library Facebook page.

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Arts

Art

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Art for Kids Hub 

Step by step videos on how to draw cartoons.  

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Busy Things

Busy Things

Exciting and colourful games and activities about art.

This award-winning educational resource supports learning and development for ages 3-7.

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Kids Club Online  

Craft activities and challenges on Wyndham Library’s new online Kids Club. New activities every week.

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NGV

National Gallery of Victoria  

Activities, eBooks and virtual tours of the gallery explore the world of art.

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Music & Theatre

Arts Alive

Arts Alive: Music

Information, activities, quizzes and games about orchestral music, instruments and composers.

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Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Interactive videos of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra playing the music of Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, Dvořák and Bizet. Plus instructions to make your own instruments.

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Melbourne Theatre Company

Melbourne Theatre Company

Virtual backstage tour exploring the theatre including the wardrobe, wigs, props, scenic art and workshop.

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Literature & Movies

Penguin

Penguin Australia

Articles and activities relating to books for all ages.

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Scholastic

Scholastic: Home Base

Interactive games and activities for based on favourite kids’ books.  

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Wizarding World

Wizarding World

Facts and activities about all things Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts.

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Maths

10 Monkeys

Fun and motivating maths games and activities designed for Kindergarten through to Grade 3.

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Busy Things

Busy Things

Exciting and colourful games and activities about maths and more.

This award-winning educational resource supports learning and development for ages 3-7.

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Kanopy Kids

Educational videos about maths topics.

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Mathscots

Mathscots

An animation series with ideas and activities exploring numeracy.

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Vic Maths Challenge

The Victorian Math Challenge   

Fun challenges to help children with math and problem solving skills  

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