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Great Barrier Reef Fun Activities for Kids

February 13, 2009

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To prepare for the best job in the world as caretaker on Hamilton Island, Queensland, Australia, the other day the redheaded boy and I scoured the internet for videos, games, and informational sites about the Great Barrier Reef and sea creatures in general. A search on the National Geographic site offered up this maze as well as the following links. We hope you enjoy checking these links out!!

Print and Play a Great Barrier Reef Maze–National Geographic

Parents: Help your child print and play a maze that features native animals found
along Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Kids Home, Little Kids, Kids TV, Explorer
littlekids.nationalgeographic.com/littlekids/games/04-reefmaze.html – 17k – 2008-05-06Cached

National Geographic Explorer (Student Magazine) – Online

Great Barrier Reef Australia’s giant coral reef is home to some fascinating creatures.
Pay them a virtual visit. Scavenger Hunt Start the Adventure.
magma.nationalgeographic.com/ngexplorer/0304/adventures/ – 15k – 2005-03-31Cached

Zipper’s Great Barrier Grrr-eef — National Geographic Kids

Navigate Australia’s Great Barrier Reef with Zipper. How many bones can
you collect? In order to bring you the best possible user
kids.nationalgeographic.com/Games/ZipperGames/Zipper-great-barrier-grrr-eef – 26kCached

G’Day Mates! – Global Bros – National Geographic Kids

Hamilton Island is near the Great Barrier Reef. Half The next day we woke
up early to go on a boat to the Great Barrier Reef. The
kidsblogs.nationalgeographic.com/globalbros/2008/12/gday-mates.html – 40kCached

Australia – Global Bros – National Geographic Kids

off wires, and a good night’s sleep, we headed out the next day to take a boat to
a place called Reef World, which is right on part of the Great Barrier Reef.
kidsblogs.nationalgeographic.com/globalbros/2008/12/australia.html – 41kCached
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Cool Vacation Destinations — National Geographic Kids

Go diving in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. 1: Great Barrier Reef, Australia Awesome
Sight Colors of the coral reef, as if a box of 120 crayons exploded.
kids.nationalgeographic.com/Stories/PeoplePlaces/Cool-vacations – 42kCached

National Geographic Explorer (Student Magazine) – Teachers

Back to Top CORAL REEFS National Geographic Sights & Sounds: Great Barrier Reef
Dive into Australia’s Great Barrier Reef with a National Geographic photographer
magma.nationalgeographic.com/ngexplorer/0304/teachers/ – 32k – 2005-03-31Cached

Hands-On Explorer Trip Blog – National Geographic Kids: Departure

Saturday, July 19, 2008. Photo From the Plane. Posted By 2008 Kids Expedition
Team. The Great Barrier Reef from the air, approaching Cairns.
kidsblogs.nationalgeographic.com/handsonexplorer/departure/ – 41kCached

Hands-On Explorer Trip Blog – National Geographic Kids

The Great Barrier Reef: Low Isles are a small group of islands in the Great
Barrier Reef that we’re all happy the ocean created.
kidsblogs.nationalgeographic.com/handsonexplorer/ – 54kCached

Hands-On Explorer Trip Blog – National Geographic Kids

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5 Comments leave one →
  1. poeticgrin permalink
    February 13, 2009 7:03 pm

    Well, I think you are clearly the most qualified and most-prepared individual for the job.

  2. February 14, 2009 6:20 am

    Well, yes, we’ve always known you were the most qualified and most prepared person for the job… now we have confirmation that you are the coolest mom, too.

    I love how you involve the boy in all your endeavors. :-)

  3. February 14, 2009 6:21 am

    P.S. I figured out the photo thing! Doh! I kept missing one little button at the bottom that says to put the photo in the post.

    yay!

  4. February 14, 2009 3:43 pm

    thanks, Bryan and Danika!

    working on the video this weekend–very exciting!

    congrats, Danika, on getting the photo thing figured out! knew you would–looking forward to seeing your pics! (hey I thought you were on vacation somewhere remote?)

  5. October 15, 2013 6:38 pm

    Print and Play, first link seems to be very fun. I will love to enjoy this with my little brother (:

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