Kookaburras

Kookaburra activities for kidsKookaburras are large kingfishers which live in Australia and New Guinea. They get their nickname the "laughing kookaburra" for good reason, as their distinctive call sounds like human laughter.

Kookaburra sits in the old gum tree,
Merry, merry king of the bush is he.
Laugh, kookaburra! Laugh, kookaburra!
Gay your life must be!

We have notebooking printables (pages and booklets) for your kookaburra research (click the links below for downloads), and a new range of printables and colouring page for children are on their way shortly...

Complete The Kookaburra Picture Puzzle

Complete The Kookaburra Picture Puzzle

Use the picture of the kookaburra on the right to complete the missing sections of the grid on the left - it's a mixture of a puzzle and a drawing activity in one!

Kookaburra Acrostic Poem Printable

Kookaburra Acrostic Poem Printable

The kids will need staying power to write an acrostic poem about the kookaburra - but then again, sometimes having a few more letters to work with make an acrostic poem more fun! These printables (there are 4 to choose from in the zip file) also make useful drawing and writing frames.

Kookaburra Booklet

Kookaburra Booklet

Here are two booklets you can print and fold, ready to fill with facts on the Kookaburra, Australia's bird with a distinctive call! Choose from lined or blank and click the links below for our high quality printable versions.

Kookaburra Colouring Page

Kookaburra Colouring Page

Here's a lovely kookaburra colouring page for younger children. The Kookaburra is native to Australia, but looks quite similar to the English kingfisher.

Kookaburra Finger Tracing

Kookaburra Finger Tracing

Trace over the letters of the word "kookaburra" and then colour in the picture! You could laminate this page and use it again...

Kookaburra Grid Copy

Kookaburra Grid Copy

Can the kids copy the picture of a kookaburra from the left grid to the right? It's a fun way to learn to draw this Aussie bird and also great practice in copying and counting.

Kookaburra Handwriting Worksheet

Kookaburra Handwriting Worksheet

"Kookaburra" might be a tricky word to spell, but when the kids have finished this fun handwriting worksheet they will be confident about it!

Kookaburra Notebooking Pages

Kookaburra Notebooking Pages

Two printable notebooking pages on the kookaburra, the wonderful Australian bird with its distinctive call! Choose from two designs, and just click on the links below to download printable versions.

Kookaburra Poster

Kookaburra Poster

Brighten up your wall with this cute looking Kookaburra poster. You could include it in a bird display, or one about Australia.

Kookaburra Poster 3

Kookaburra Poster 3

Kookaburras are a native Australian bird of the kingfisher family, with a call that sounds like someone laughing! For best results, print this lovely poster using the borderless settings on your printer.

Kookaburra Printable Jigsaw

Kookaburra Printable Jigsaw

Anyone who likes Australia and its wildlife will love this Kookaburra jigsaw. You can make it yourself using one of our jigsaw templates. Children can cut it out themselves if they are old enough.

Kookaburra Story Paper

Kookaburra Story Paper

This story paper can be used for writing facts about kookaburras or for creative writing tasks - either way, kids will enjoy colouring in the picture, too.

Kookaburra Tracing

Kookaburra Tracing Page

Finish this picture of a Kookaburra by tracing the outline. Kookaburras have a very distinctive song which sounds a bit like someone laughing!

Kookaburra Worksheet

Kookaburra Worksheet

Use this fun worksheet to encourage some fact-finding about the Australian kookaburra! Choose from colour or black and white.

Kookaburra Writing Page

Kookaburra Writing Page

Use this useful writing paper for stories or research about the kookaburra. Choose from colour or black and white.

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