Australian Rainforests and Animals Free Colouring and Activity Pages
Rainforests are such an important part of our world. They absorb our carbon dioxide, stabilize climate patterns, and are home to half the world’s plant and animal species. It is “World Rainforest Day” on the 22nd June 2021 so we’ve created this free colouring page and activity page to introduce you to some of the unique animals that live in Australia’s different Rainforests.
Did you know that Australia has many different types of Rainforests?
- The Rainforests of Queensland are home to the Southern Cassowary and have the following types of Rainforest: Subtropical, Tropical, Dry, Warm Temperate, and Cool Temperate (at high altitude).
- The Rainforests of New South Wales are home to the Red-Necked Pademelon and have the following types of Rainforest: Subtropical, Warm Temperate, and Cool Temperate (at high altitude).
- The Rainforests of Victoria are home to the Leadbeater’s Possum and have the following types of Rainforest: Cool Temperate and Warm Temperate.
- The Rainforests of Tasmania are home to the Giant Freshwater Crayfish and are Cool temperate Rainforests.
- The Rainforests of Western Australia are home to the Dampier Peninsula Monitor and have the following types of Rainforest: Monsoon and Dry.
- The Rainforests of Northern Territory are home to the Dodd’s Azure Butterfly and have the following types of Rainforest: Monsoon, Tropical, Subtropical, and Dry.
- South Australia & the Australian Capital Territory do not have any natural Rainforests.
Below the free activity page includes idea’s and questions to help extend the colouring page into a deeper learning activity.
For more information about “World Rainforest Day” go to www.worldrainforestday.org
Click the link to download this colouring activity from Planet Designs Kids Planet Designs Kids Free Downloads on our website or on our Pinterest account.
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* Planet Designs Kids Free Downloads (on our website) - click the “Planet Designs Kids Free Downloads” link below the colouring activity, it will take you to the free downloads page on our website where you need to put in your email address, don’t worry we won’t spam you, it’s just so you can have free access, click “Continue” and the all of our free colouring activities will be displayed. Click on the page you want, then click “Download”, it will then be saved in your downloads folder where you can print it.
* Pinterest - click the “Pinterest” link below the colouring activity, it will take you to the Planet Designs Kids Pinterest account where you can find the above colouring activity, click the menu button at top of picture (3 dots … ), and select “Download Image”, it will then be saved in your downloads folder where you can print it.