Colouring river animals

Have you been out exploring your local rivers, creeks, beaches or dams? We love to stop and listen when we’re out by our local waterways, as you never know the creatures you might spot!

Here are a few of the animals you might find – depending on where you live, of course! Some are very hard to see. Some you may be able to spot if you look very closely.

We’d love for you to colour in these different creatures from Victoria's waterways. Can you name them all? Do you know what sort of waterway they might live in?

  1. Download the activity sheet and colour the animals in. Get creative, or you may like to explore Collections Online to see their colours in nature!
  2. Once the river animals are all coloured in, we'd love to see them! You can email your creations to our Play team at [email protected] or tag us on social media using #MelbourneMuseum #MuseumAtHome.

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