Welcome to Wing It Sydney, a listing of (hopefully) interesting links to keep your curious tweens and teens busy in trying times.
Many of us are winging-it with home-based learning. Even if schools are providing quality home-based learning opportunities, there is still lots of spare time to fill!

It will take a little time to collate all the resources, so please visit regularly. 


Scratch from MIT – Learn to code, create games etc

NASA has put together a collection of resources and activities including videos, citizen science projects, podcasts, ebooks and images. Also other NASA activities here

Questacon – Australia’s National Science and Technology Centre –  has put together a selection of activity sheets for download.  Also links to other STEM resources.

DragonBox ($).  Learn algebra without realising!  Apps for both Android and IPad, together with website support for the maths concepts. A game that is way more fun than it sounds!

Parent support kit for Grade Expectations in Numeracy for grades K-6, put together by Mossvale Public School, outlining what is expected for each grade together with tips for parents



Harry Potter at Home

The Ichabog is a new book by J.K. Rowling (author of the Harry Potter series).  She is publishing this chapter by chapter during the Covid crisis.

Language Apps

Duolingo – Learn a new language in an engaging format


P.E. with Joe


Guitar Lessons

Justin Guitar – Great free lessons from Justin Sandercoe

Guitar chords and song lyrics – transposable

Betty Lou’s Music

Ukulele Lessons

Justin’s ukulele beginner’s course

Free sheet music

Easymusic – all instruments


Andrew Lloyd Webber is making one of his musicals available to view on You Tube every Friday, for 48 hours (7pm UK time/4am Saturdays AEST).


Australian Ballet presents Ballet TV – each fortnight a recorded ballet is available to watch, together with behind-the-scenes videos

Arts and Craft


Supercoloring includes colouring pages, drawing tutorials, papercrafts and origami puzzles. Suitable for all ages to adult.

Clever drawing and paper folding video.  The main site, Facedrawer, has other lessons on drawing Pokemon, Lego, Minecraft and other characters.



Nikon is offering all of their online classes free for the time being.


Koorana Crocodile Farm – live video of hatchings etc

Taronga TV – Sydney’s Taronga Zoo’s Digital program and online resources

Australian Reptile Park – 10am (AEST) educational videos and 2pm Live Stream