May 7, 2020

Share this


Searching For Cicadas by Lesley Gibbes and Judy Watson

Shortlisted for the 2020 CBCA Eva Pownall award for non-fiction books presented in an imaginative manner this is the story of a young boy and his grandfather's summer search for cicada. There are lots of interesting facts about cicadas and a lovely story of intergenerational teaching and camping.  The activities for this book include the life cycle of a cicada, making an edible cicada and an origami cicada, drawing a cicada, matching cicadas to their names and a reflection on camping as a holiday. 


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.

Free Teaching Resources

Cicada Origami

Download Now

Cicada Information Sheet

Download Now

Cicada Lifecycle

Download Now

Cicada Drawing

Download Now

Cicada Date

Download Now

Camping Memory

Download Now

Please Login

to access these resources


for a Free Membership now

Loved this? Spread the word

Related Book, CBCA, Short Story

We’re Stuck! by Sue DeGennaro

Read More

Goodbye House, Hello House by Margaret Wild

Read More

One Runaway Rabbit by David Metzenthen and Mairead Murphy

Read More

The Good Son by Pierre-Jacques Ober, Jules Ober and Felicity Coonan

Read More
  • {"email":"Email address invalid","url":"Website address invalid","required":"Required field missing"}