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At home activities

It’s time to have some fun with these super cool free activities. Whether you're interested in animals, archaeology, palaeontology, marine biology, trains, rocks and minerals, forces, space, gases or other science related topics there’s something for everyone. Become a science explorer and see what you can find!

Colouring-in dinosaur mask sheet

Colouring-in sheets

Download, print and have fun colouring-in Queensland animals, dinosaurs and more. From turtles to Muttaburrasaurus, kids can enjoy customising their own designs.

Word search

It’s time to put your detective cap on! Uncover a world of hidden items from exhibits and collections across Queensland Museum with these free online word searches.

Word search
Museum staff presenting Little Learners program

Little Learners

What’s the mystery object? Listen to clues in the guessing poem and see if you can guess what it is! Our presenters will tell you some fun facts about a special museum object or specimen and give you some fun ideas for activities that you can try at home.

Watch the Little Learners series

We also run Little Learners sessions at Queensland Museum in Brisbane, Queensland Museum Cobb+Co in Toowoomba, Queensland Museum Tropics in Townsville and Queensland Museum Rail Workshops in Ipswich.

Summer video series

Beaches, wetlands, mangroves and even your own backyard! Queensland has some amazing environments. Go exploring this summer with Claire as she takes you outside the museum and into these amazing ecosystems.

Spring video series

Watch our series of fun, informative videos which explore different types of animals and their amazing abilities. Plus be inspired with some fun activity ideas that you can do at home with just a few essential materials:

Kids paper activity
Draw a scientist activity

Draw a Scientist activity

Take the scientist drawing challenge with your kids. Ask them to draw a scientist and see whether they draw a female or male scientist.
Draw a Scientist activity

Scavenger Hunt activity

There are many species of animals and insects all around our environment! Have fun exploring and finding the different animals you share your neighbourhood with by doing a scavenger hunt!
Scavenger Hunt activity

Backyard Explorer activity

Use the Backyard Explorer resources which include dozens of activities about biodiversity assessments, insect collection and identification, digital story making and ways to observe wildlife close to home.
Backyard Explorer Leader Guide 
Backyard Explorer User Guide

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