December 4, 2008

Christmas in Australia

Did you know that in Australia they have a Christmas Beetle? They are named because adults normally start appear around Christmas time.

Here is a great mini lesson plan on Australia's beetles. Following the suggestion from this site we are going to creating our own fable about how the Christmas beetle got its colors.

Did you know that the beetle is a religious symbol??? I didn't. I found out while reading the previous article.

Want to learn more...
Christmas In Australia
Australian Christmas Recipes
Christmas in Australia
Christmas Plants
Australian Christmas Songs
Christmas in Australia (AWESOME!!!)


Anonymous said...

Thanks for posting all this fabulous stuff -- ideas for me to steal. LOL!!