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Classroom Activities

These activities will assist with introducing students to the story of the National Capital of Australia.

A Capital Investigation  An online, interactive education program, complete with videos, interactive activities and downloadable work sheets which is suitable for both upper primary and high school students
A Capital Day 

(2 versions, for primary or high school)

Both plays (downloadable below) are based on contemporary newspaper reports of the day when the capital of Australia was named 'Canberra'. Both are free to perform  - if a public performance is presented, please contact the NCA Education and Outreach Coordinator on (02) 6272 2902 or via nce@nca.gov.au to advise us. Any images within the PDFs may be used for study or education purposes, free of charge.
Blundells Cottage - Our Special Place Four units of pre and post visit activities for Blundells Cottage, linked to the Year 2 HASS curriculum but valuable for all lower - middle primary students. Includes a Teacher's Resource.

Please note the tabs for primary and secondary school kits in the side menu.