eResources for kids

> Bolinda Digital eAudiobooks

Download and listen to a selection of high quality unabridged readings of popular Australian children's books.

Suitable for: All ages

> Early Years World

Early Years World features a collection of mini adventures and interactive activities designed to nurture IT skills in young learners.

Suitable for: 2yrs - 6yrs

> Literacy Planet

Literacy Planet is a high-quality play-based literacy resource with more than 10,000 activities online for children of all ages and ability. Children and parents can select from activities focusing on pre-reading skills, phonics, reading, spelling, vocabulary, grammar and comprehension in a fun, exciting and safe online environment.

Suitable for: 3yrs - adult

  • Access Literacy Planet now! You will need to register on the first use - library barcode required.

> Mathland

Mathland focuses on the development of maths skills, trains memory and logical thinking. There is a strong emphasis in Mathland on reasoning and problem-solving which are key areas of focus in the curriculum.

Suitable for: Year 1 and above

> Return to Crystal Rainforest

Return to Crystal Rainforest introduces children from 5 years to the programming language Scratch.

Suitable for: 5yrs and up

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> Story Box Library

Story Box Library features engaging online stories aimed at Australian primary school aged children.  The stellar list of storytellers includes actors, music stars, television personalities and authors themselves:  Missy Higgins, Peter Hitchener, Andy Griffiths, Clare Bowditch, Sally Rippin, Cal Wilson and more.  A new book added approximately every week.

Suitable for: 2yrs - 6yrs

> Tumblebooks

Provided by State Library of Queensland, Tumblebooks are children's books that can be read, or listened to online.

Suitable for: 2yrs - 8yrs

> Who Next...

Writers of children's fiction are listed with suggestions of other authors who write in a similar way, together with key book and series titles.

Suitable for: 5yrs - 14+yrs

> ZooWhiz

ZooWhiz is an education site that encourages kids to be "whizzes" in math, reading and word development.

Suitable for: 5yrs - 15yrs