Draw or write who you believe should get Australian of the year and why
Find out what your community is doing for Australia day
Design and create a trophy or an award for the winner of Australian of the year
As a class, discuss what you could do, to assist Australia on Australia day. For example clean up rubbish in community or the school
Construct your own Australian flag with pictures that symbolize Australia and note why you chose the symbols.
Write a poem about Australia and what it means to you
Research the floral and animal emblems of each State
Make damper or lamingtons
Create a poster of things which have come to symbolise Australia Eg Opera House, Ayers Rock
Read "Possum Magic" by Mem Fox and identify the typically Australian Food mentioned
Invite a member of the community who may have received an award on Australia Day to talk about his/her life and achievements
Write an acrostic poem for Australia Day
Make a list of typically Australian colloquialisms, symbols or images eg: "mate" "you beauty" meat pies, Holden cars etc.
Research the significance of Australia Day