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Children Learning Resources

Children resources below include virtual storytimes, activities and development programs.
Storybox

Story Box Library

This educational website was created for children to view stories by local authors and illustrators, being read aloud by fantastic, predominantly Australian and New Zealand, storytellers. You do not need to register, Select City of Wanneroo Libraries and your library barcode number to login and enjoy listening to this online storytime.

Busy Things

Busy Things

Help children learn through play with fun educational games for kids aged 3-11. There is a huge range of subjects including English, maths, geography, science, music and art. Access is available from home and in the library with your City of Wanneroo library membership barcode.

Better Beginnings

Better Beginnings

Developed by the State Library of Western Australia as a family literacy program that supports parents as their child’s first teacher. It aims to build awareness of the value of reading and sharing stories with young children from birth.

Busy Code

Busy Code

Coding games for introducing basic programming concepts to young children aged 3-11 years, taking them through the principles of coding step-by-step. Children can quickly create, run and debug simple programs, all while having loads of fun.

Python

Python

Python is a programming language that lets you work more quickly and integrate your systems more effectively. It’s easy for a beginner to programming to pick up.

Scratch

Scratch

With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community. Scratch is designed especially for children aged 8-16 to learn to code, but it is used by people of all ages. If you are new to coding this is a good tool to try out learning some new coding skills.

Australian Dictionary of Biography

Australian Dictionary of Biography

A good starting place for many school assignments. Find concise, informative and fascinating descriptions of the lives of over 13,000 significant and representative persons in Australian history.