We are going Down Under today.
Australia is a continent comprising mainland Australia, Tasmania, New Guinea, Seram, possibly Timor, and neighbouring islands.
It is the smallest of the seven traditional continents in the English conception. New Zealand is not part of the continent of Australia, but of the separate, submerged continent of Zealandia. New Zealand and Australia are both part of the wider regions known as Australasia and Oceania.
I like to think that New Zealand is part of the continent Australia.
For my continent box I have the next things to start with.
This is a home made memory game with all kinds of Australian animals in Aboriginal drawings.
In a later blog I will tell more about it and how you can make one yourself.
This is a dunnant stemp made out of wood.
Thes chells are 'cerithium vertagus'. You can find them in Australia and Asia.
A little statue of a coala bear and it's young.