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My Clarence Valley

Clarence Explorers Activity Book

#CLARENCEVALLEYEXPLORERS


Hello! e c n e r Cla Valley s r e r o l Exp We’ve created a collection of free colouring pages and activities for you to discover the Clarence Valley. How many beaches are in the Clarence Valley? How many towns? Can you tell us? You will find all of the answers on myclarencevalley.com Once you have created your beautiful pictures and answered as many questions as you can, we would love to see them. Please ask Mum, Dad or a grown up to post a picture of your drawings on Facebook or Instagram using the hashtags #clarencevalleyexplorers #myclarencevalley or email them to us at visit@myclarencevalley.com and we might just put them online for everyone to see. Don’t forget to write your first name on your drawings. Can’t wait to see your amazing pictures!


WO O N E N A Q U G R A K B C L A R W C N D E D O OW L C R P E X H AW I N D NW F C A N CLARENCE RIVER YAMBA GRAFTON MACLEAN ILUKA SWIM

L A P F F N I G D I L U K A O

I Z P T I O S U R T O N I J S F U N U K O V O N A E W W R R E WO W X P S W I Y U R E I C

U N F C L A R E N C E O M A H

L M A R R A J A L P A R K A I N G Y U R C Y G F A E A A M L S M K P R O N A B E I A MW I A O D N M J G B T S D S A Y E M U A M U C S Q X W F P W L WD T W G G R E WM K W P W C A H Y G I R WW N W K O A L A J

JACARANDA OCEAN KANGAROO EMU SURFING CANOE FUN

YURAYGIR WOOLI ULMARRA NATIONAL PARK KOALA RAPIDS DOLPHIN


Go whale spotting every June to October

Some of the best places to spot whales are: Iluka whale-watch tower Yamba Lighthouse Angourie Point Brooms Head headland and on a whale watching charter


CAN you help sam spot the difference?

#CLARENCEVALLEYEXPLORERS Hint: There’s 10 to find


how long is the yuraygir coastal walk? Can you name all of the towns along the way?

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Can you help AlicE & MarK discover the yuraygir coastal walk?


They also eat ...

did you know PELICANS DON’T JUST EAT FISH?

turtles

frogs

Crabs insects

lizards


#CLARENCEVALLEYEXPLORERS hOW MANY town and villages CAN YOU FIND? Hint: Go to myclarencevalley.com to help you find the answer.

Can you help TOM DISCOVER ALL OF THE CLARENCE VALLEY TOWNS & VILLAGES?


- both were completed in 1932

And, did you know that Grafton’s ‘bendy’ bridge was built the same year as the famous sydney harbour bridge?

- it became a city in 1880

Did you know that Grafton was the first city on the north coast?


Did you know that Angourie was the first surfing reserve in nsw? Can you tell us what year this happened?


CAN you help Alice & mark find their lost surfboards?

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Fun fact: The Octopus Cyanea can be found all across the North Solitary Islands Marine Park just off Wooli. It has a body around 20cm long with arms up to a metre in length.

DID you know An Octopus has three hearts and the color of its blood is blue?


HOW MANY SEA CREATURES CAN YOU SPOT?

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Pat & Bill are tired after a big day on the Clarence Canoe and Kayak trail. Can you draw yourself on a canoe?

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A

B

is for Angourie where the waves peel like bananas.

C

F

is for chilling on Chatsworth Island

G

is for fishing and Fridays and fun.

I

is for Brooms Head, beach camping and big-billed pelicans.

J

is for Jackadgery and paddling on the Mann.

D

is for enjoying the birdlife at Everlasting Swamp.

is for Dolphins diving in the bay.

H

is for Grafton, the city of trees, where the streets turn to purple and the Clarence runs free.

K

is for Iluka and its incredible sunsets.

E

is for Harwood, the sweetest little town.

L M is for lovely long lunches at Lawrence.

is for Kangaroos cruising at our coastal campgrounds.

is for making MacMemories in Maclean.

We’ve been busy scouring maps, consulting kangaroos and sharpening crayons to bring you an alphabetical tour of our big backyard.

N

is for Nymboida, in the heart of canoe country.

R

is for Rivers, rapids and rad adventures.

O

S

is for walks on Pippi Beach with our puppies.

is for Sandon and fun in the sun.

marks the spot. Hunting for treasure’s half the fun.

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P Q

is for OMG adventures outside.

T

W X

is for waterfalls, waves and weekends at Wooli.

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is for Toasting marshmallows under the stars.

U

is for Ulmarra, a village not to be missed.

Z Y is for Yamba. You’ll never want to leave.

is for Quiet times in quiet places.

V

is for sharing good Vibes around.

zzzzz is for arvo naps under a tree, and that holiday feeling, living free and easy.


Their lungs are the size of a car and they can hold their breath for 20 mins.

They are so big and are the size of 11 elephants

Humpback whale songs can be heard 160 km away and last around 20 mins.

Just like mum, female humpbacks have best friends forever and like many of us humans, they like to catch up on the north coast of NSW every year.

Fun facts:

Did you know Female Humpbacks Have BFFs?


#CLARENCEVALLEYEXPLORERS How many BEACHES are in the Clarence Valley? WHICH ONE IS YOUR FAVOURITE?

Can you help sam find all of the great clarence valley beaches?


My Clarence Valley Chatterbox

Hey kids, help mum and dad plan their next day out, long weekend or holiday in the Clarence Valley with this nifty origami chatterbox.

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Our Beaches

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Our rivers

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Bundjalung trails Yuraygir Coastal Walk Washpool waterfalls Gibraltar Range Nymboida river rapids

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We love: We love:

Our first nation people Grafton Regional Gallery Our precious wildlife Maclean Scottish-ness Surfing with our kids plunge festival Our theatres

Grafton's bendy bridge Angourie's vibe Historic Ulmarra Maclean's tartan Iluka's rainforest Wooli's river Yamba's cafes

Jacarandas

We love: We love:

Purple everywhere Jacaranda Festival See Park and Turf Street in full blossom Purple ice cream and selfies

Macadamias ,Blueberries and Sugar cane Our Farmers’ markets Amazing restaurants Yamba prawns Wooli's oysters and fresh milk

Our towns

Our events

The mighty Clarence The Canoe and Kayak trail Wooli paddle boarding Fishing everywhere Whitewater rapids Swimming

Jacaranda Season Eat Street Yamba Goanna Pulling Grafton to Inverell Highland Gathering plunge festival

National parks

We love: We love:

Surfing Angourie Point Yamba main beach Brooms Head lagoon Rock hopping Wooli for fishing Blue pools Iluka bay

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Our culture

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Printing instructions: For best results print in colour. Make sure that your printer is set up to print double sided

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Cutting out instructions: Use the scissor guide on the other side of this page to cut a straight line. Ask a grown up to help you if you are too little.


What colour are jacarandas? How many jacarandas are in grafton?

It’s true! Grafton’s Jacaranda festival is the oldest floral festival still celebrated in Australia.


They have two sets of eyelids – one for blinking and one for dust!

They use their wings to cool themselves off

They need lots and lots of water to drink

They swallow small stones to grind up their food

They can run up to 50km per hour

A emu can grow up to 2 m tall

Fun Facts:

Did you know The Bundjalung and Yuraygir National Park are home to the rare Coastal Emu?


#CLARENCEVALLEYEXPLORERS How many spots can you camp in across the Clarence Valley? what’s your favourite type of camping? beach, River, bush?

Can you help pat & jill find great clarence valley camping spots?


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My Clarence Valley CLARENCE EXPLORERS Activity Book  

Old school fun for adults and kids alike. Become a Clarence Valley Explorer.

My Clarence Valley CLARENCE EXPLORERS Activity Book  

Old school fun for adults and kids alike. Become a Clarence Valley Explorer.