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Want to learn about some of Sydney's most amazing places and have fun? Check out Kids Corner, our one-stop-shop for FREE activity sheets and project ideas

The Harbour Trust protects special destinations on Sydney Harbour, including North Head Sanctuary, Headland Park, Sub Base Platypus and Cockatoo Island.

Some are homes to native animals such as long-nosed bandicoots, echidnas, frogs and kookaburras, and many will ‘wow’ you with their natural beauty. Other places feature buildings that will transport you back in time such as Macquarie Lightstation, home of Australia’s first lighthouse, and Cockatoo Island's Convict Precinct. One place emerged during the last Ice Age and another was a submarine base. All have enduring significance for First Nations Peoples. 

The activity sheets and project ideas on this  page are a opportunity for kids (and kids at heart) to tap into their creativity, have fun and learn about Sydney Harbour. 

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Art competition

The Harbour Trust’s Celebrating the past in the present’ art competition is a great opportunity for kids to tap into their creativity AND learn about the history of Sub Base Platypus…

We’re inviting kids to fill in and share one of our fun colouring-in sheets, exploring the different layers of heritage at Sub Base Platypus. The winning entries will be displayed onsite during the next stage of works at Sub Base Platypus, the Torpedo Factory Renewal Project. Other entries will be published on the Harbour Trust website. To participate in the competition, download a colouring in sheet below and channel your creativity!

Entries can be emailed to education@harbourtrust.gov.au or handed in at the Sub Base Platypus Rangers Office on Platypus Lane (next to the boom gate). The competition closes Friday 30 July.

Sub Base Platypus Platypus Colour In 650X550

Activity sheets

Channel your creativity into our selection of colouring in sheets, crosswords, 3D construction sheets and more!

Project ideas...

Channel your inner scientist, builder or boat maker with these fun do-it-yourself projects!

School resources

Learn about history, geography, biodiversity and First Nations cultures with our selection of resources for primary school students...