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!
Download, print and have fun colouring-in Queensland animals, dinosaurs and more. From turtles to Muttaburrasaurus, kids can enjoy customising their own designs.
It’s time to put your detective cap on! Uncover a world of hidden items from exhibits and collections across Queensland Museum Network with these free online word searches.
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, Cobb+Co Museum in Toowoomba, Museum of Tropical Queensland in Townsville and The Workshops Rail Museum in Ipswich.
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.
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:
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
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
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
Learn from our experts and discover Queensland's natural and cultural history through articles, images, blogs and podcasts.
Discover our range of high-quality classroom and learning resources for educators, parents, carers, students and children.
Check out the Queensland Museum Apps available, that will add to your journey of discovery.