How to Move a Zoo. Illustration © Ollie Davis

How to Move a Zoo: Kids Activities

Kids can let their creativity run wild with our range of fun activities inspired by the exhibition How to Move a Zoo

Re-use, recycle and repurpose material on hand to make your own animal wings and puppet. Perfect for even the cheekiest of monkeys!

Plus enjoy our online puzzles and change of scenery with your very own screensavers.



Butterfly puppet

Make a colourful moving butterfly puppet. You will need pencils, scissors, metal fasteners and a bamboo skewer.

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Make your own wings

Create your own fabulous wings inspired by the native Australian birds, the rainbow lorrikeet and cockatoo.

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Virtual wallpapers and backgrounds

How to Move a Zoo range of digital screen savers
Enjoy our How to Move a Zoo mobile phone and tablet wallpapers and fun animal Zoom backgrounds!

To download, click on the links below to open the image. On a mobile device, hold your finger on the image and wait for ‘Save image’ to appear. On a computer, right click on the image and choose ‘Save image as’.

Featuring illustrations by Ollie Davis and historical images from the NSW State Archives.



Online puzzles

  • Polar bears

    This photograph was taken in 1917 of three very inquisitive polar bears. Take a closer look while putting the puzzle together.

    Puzzle time

  • Animals on the move!

    Enjoy the colour and movement of these wonderful illustrations of a kangaroo, elephant and monkey by artist Ollie Davis.

    Puzzle time

  • Hippopotamus

    This hippo looks like he might be hungry! Careful he doesn’t eat one of your puzzle pieces.

    Puzzle time


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