A mother and daughter inspect an object at the Chau Chak Wing Museum

Kids and families

School holiday activities and more
Explore our fascinating collections with hands-on activities and talks designed for children aged 5 to 12 and their families.

Activities to complete at home

Egyptian bird illustration

Write like an Egyptian

Our school holiday activities are now available for you to download for free and complete at home. Make a scarab beetle amulet and write your name in hieroglyphs. 

Children's activity pack (PDF, 3.4MB)

Header image: 'Pharaonic obsessions: Ancient Egypt, an Australian story', Chau Chak Wing Museum, 2023. Photo by Stefanie Zingsheim.