Book Activities for Walking in Gagudju Country: Exploring The Monsoon Forest
Book by Ben Tyler, Diane Lucas and Emma Long
This book is shortlisted for both a Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) 2022 Eve Pownall Award and the award for New Illustrator. An exploration of the Kakadu National Park and its magnificent monsoon forest. This book incorporates indigenous language for the Gagudju Country and develops a deeper understanding of the intricacies of this fragile environment.
The team at Learn From Play have created 4 activities for this book which are matching English and Gagudju words and definitions, the seasons of Kakadu versus the traditional 4 seasons, a look at your Country and the animals and plants you can find in and around your school and a final activity to spot the animals hidden in the picture to help you find animals hidden in your walk on Country.
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.