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 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 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