April 30, 2021

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Book Week 2021 - Old Worlds, New Worlds, Other Worlds

Each year since 1945 the CBCA has brought children and books together across Australia through CBCA Book Week. During this time schools and public libraries spend one glorious week celebrating books and Australian children's authors and illustrators. Classroom teachers, teacher librarians and public librarians create colourful displays, develop activities, run competitions and tell stories relating to a theme to highlight the importance of reading. You will often see parades with students dressed as their favourite book character.

At Learn From Play we have made loads of resources for this year's notable and short listed books and some activities for this year's theme Old World, New Worlds, Other Worlds.  Check those out below or read about how you can run a CBCA inspired library scavenger hunt here.


The games below are advertisement free and will open in a new window. They can be played by children online as many times as they like. The Match Up Memory Card Game will allow children to improve their memory while the Maze Game lets them develop strategy and problem solving skills while having fun. These games will also build children's attention, concentration and focus, visual recognition and short-term memory. Enjoy.

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