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Keep the kids entertained and informed with podcasts, TV shows, online games and other activity ideas. As well as the links below, check out the EXPLORE content for museum and gallery tours and animal cams.


Classic Kids is a podcast series designed to introduce classical music to little ones, giving your kids an opportunity to learn about instrument sounds, develop their musical vocabulary and explore the importance of listening.

Each episode of Children's Meditate includes a discussion topic and guided meditations for youths and the entire family from the Meditation Society of Australia.

Tune in to stories, songs and dance

Why Koala Has A Stumpy Tail

I’m a Koala

Koala la la la

Australian Animal Finger Family Song

Australian Animal Action Dance Song for Kids

Aboriginal dances from Gold Coast

Watch documentaries

An Introduction to the Orchestra (Sydney Opera House)

Kids and Families, Sydney Opera House

Destination World: Australia, Nat Geo Kids

See animals at home

Zoos Victoria

Taronga Zoo TV will be bringing its two zoos directly to your home over the coming weeks. Tune in daily to see your favourite animals, meet their friendly keepers and learn what goes on behind the scenes.

And visit the EXPLORE page for more animal cams!

Other resources

Newy with kids  - this site is updated regularly with ideas for lockdown and beyond

For kids for NAIDOC week

Little Yarns – Hosted by Rudi Bremer, Little Yarns is a co-listening podcast series for pre-schoolers. Ideal for families listening together at home or as a listening resource in early learning centres, Little Yarns explores the diverse languages, stories and countries of Indigenous Australia.

Story Collection: Mrs. Whitlam, Fog a Dox, Sea Horse – Bruce Pascoe (audiobook)


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