Merlin’s Education Toolbox – free online Education Hub

Merlin Entertainments ANZ – owner and operator of iconic family attractions such as SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium and LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Melbourne, has launched a FREE online Education Hub called Merlin’s Education Toolbox.

Merlin’s Education Toolbox aims to provide much-needed assistance to teachers and parents facilitating home-schooling lessons for children. The program includes videos, worksheets and projects to enrich children’s knowledge about animals and their environment.

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Merlin’s Education Toolbox – free education portal
Image: Merlin’s Education Toolbox – penguin live stream

The resources will cover a range of Science, History, Maths and English topics including habitats, the food web, conservation, animal life-cycles, Maths with LEGO, with specific activities designed to meet the needs of various school stages.

Merlin’s Education Toolbox – free education portal
Image: Merlin’s Education Toolbox – Sub-Antarctic Penguins

“Merlin Entertainments has always facilitated a comprehensive education program in our attractions through school excursions and associated worksheets and activities in line with State Curriculums, and we’re really proud and excited to now expand our offering to assist all educators during these unprecedented times.”
Rob Smith, Divisional Director of Merlin Entertainments APAC

Merlin’s Education Toolbox – free education portal
Image: Merlin’s Education Toolbox – Marine Animal Easter Egg Craft

Resource categories include:

Educational Worksheets

The worksheets are aimed at all school-aged children and are based on different topics including Animal Habitats (K&1), Conservation (All KS), Animal Life Cycles (KS2), Food Webs (KS2,4&5) and much more.

Inspirational Videos

Children can watch inspiring and educational videos about a baby shark being born, turtles being released back into the ocean, Sea Horse Breeding Project and much more.

Just for Fun

To break up the day with creative activities head to the Just for Fun category. Children can create marine-themed Easter Eggs, a LEGO Birthday Scene for a Classmate or download a heartwarming ebook The Lost Little Egg.

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Merlin’s Education Toolbox – free education hub
Image: Merlin’s Education Toolbox – Live stream video

Live stream videos

Since the temporary closure of SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium and LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Melbourne both attractions are posting educational live-stream video’s via their Facebook pages. All new times and dates will be announced weekly if you miss out on seeing a live-stream, the videos are also available to view on the video content page.

For more information
Merlin’s Education Toolbox website
LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Melbourne Facebook page
SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium Facebook page

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