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Warakurna – activities & curriculum

The Museum is privileged to be a part of your teaching journey. Select the relevant year group from the toolbar below to download resources to support you and your class.

Resources are available in PDF and Word format. Teachers can use the Word version to modify student activity booklets to meet individual learning needs. Teacher guides can also be edited to include notes on teaching style and experiences.

Curriculum mapping document

The curriculum mapping document provides detail from the Australian Curriculum (Version 9.0) on points of knowledge achieved through inquiry learning provided by the Museum’s activities.

Teacher guide

The National Museum of Australia is determined to support our teachers in the classroom beyond the provision of digital resources. Our teacher guides provide a deeper understanding of how to promote positive interactions based on mutual respect and ethical conduct. We prepare you before your classroom delivery with culturally appropriate knowledge and show you how to use digital resources to your advantage. 

Select the relevant year group from the toolbar above to download the teaching guide and feel supported along your teaching journey.

Student activity booklet

The National Museum of Australia’s educational activities are designed to empower students to express their new knowledge in fun and exciting ways. 

Select the relevant year group from the toolbar above to download an inspiring educational activity.


It is important to develop a playful learning style when assessing knowledge learnt. The Museum’s games are designed to enable students to reflect on the activities in a fun and engaging way.

Select the relevant year group from the toolbar above to download and engage in our game after completing activity sheets.

Extended resources

Extending knowledge with diverse educational resources is a valuable way to further build on programs. Below are educational resources developed by the National Museum of Australia which will strengthen your understanding of the artworks in Warakurna: All the stories got into our minds and eyes.