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Children's reading and activities


Children's reading and activities


Recreational reading and activities not necessarily associated with schools.


Children's reading

Items in the Children's reading and activities collection

You and your dog
Describes basic attributes of dogs and their care.

The wax-taper, or, Effects of bad habits
A series of parables written for children, promoting good behaviour.

Ace flying book
Promotional booklet for Ace Chewing Gum.

Surprising stories about The mouse and her sons and The funny pigs
Contents: The little pig's ramble from home -- The little pig's tale -- The mouse and her sons.

Enjoyment for all young readers
A collection of short stories and non-fiction.

Paddle children's shoes colouring competition
A colouring competition entry form (entries close 21st October, 1950) and advertising flyer for Paddle Bros Pty Ltd children's shoes.

Commonwealth Savings Bank funny fables colouring book
For children.Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Pamphlet Collection.Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

Semco playcard album
A needlework sampler with printed designs for very young children. The designs include counting, alphabet, toy and fairy tale themes. Some of the illustrations are embroidered with a running stitch in various coloured wools. Each page has a short…

Knitting Book
Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Australian Schools Textbook Collection. Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

Bicycle game for 2, 3 or 4 players
Printed folding board game featuring cycling path from club to home; a distance of 99 miles along a sequentially numbered line labelled with setbacks and rewards.

The C.O.R. road safety colouring competition 1954 Victorian section
"Issued free. 309 prizes, no entry fee. Open to children between the ages of 6 and 14""Let courtesy reign on the Queen's Highway""A contribution to the Australian Road Safety Council's campaign."Features Ginger Meggs comic strip characters. Original…