Busy Thingsopens a new window is an online learning resource that hosts a range of quirky, colourful, fun educational games for 3 to 6 year olds. Also available to Murrindindi Shire Borrowers
The Gawa Wurundjeri Aboriginal Resource Trail is near Watsons Creek on the Eltham-Yarra Glen Road and is part of the Panton Hill Bushland Reserves System. It provides a self-guided 340 metre looped trail, with markers explaining how the Wurundjeri clan of about 50 people lived near the creek, and used the land to obtain bush foods, medicines, implements, shelter and clothes. This resource provided by the Nillumbik Reconciliation Group provides a map and further information which is also provided on the trail markers.
Free access to 4,000 online (public domain) children's picture books in Spanish, Arabic, Persian, Chinese, French, Croatian, Portuguese, Hebrew, German, Filipino, Russian, Thai, Italian and others.
OverDrive hosts a collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks, available for download to your computer or mobile device.
Have a smartphone or tablet? Great! There's an app that makes borrowing digital eBooks and eAudiobooks free and easy.
The OverDrive app is called Libbyopens a new window! Why not try it today?
Story Box Library as an online 'reading room' that allows children and parents to look at a book and listen to a range of celebrated stories read aloud by a diverse range of storytellers including actors, comedians, sports people, musicians, artists, authors and children with varying accents and from different cultures.
It is an interactive experience for 2-12 year olds via a smartphone, tablet or other device with an internet connection.
Log in with your library membership number and start streaming!
Tumblebooks takes existing picture books and adds animation, sound, music and narration - in English, French, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, and Russian. Titles are only accessible online. Also available to Murrindindi Shire Borrowers.