Swimming and Water Safety Activities for Students… In the Classroom or At Home!
No planning or preparation required! Life Saving Victoria have put together some fantastic activities for students to develop their understanding of swimming and water safety in the classroom, or at home, to help meet the Victorian Curriculum criteria.
The following activities and booklets include image-based activities, open-ended questions, design projects and much more. These can be printed and distributed to students or shared online. Click on the links below to access these resources:
Foundation – Level 2:
- Dry Swimming & Water Safety Booklet & Answers
- Water Safety Postcard Project
- Triple Zero Kid’s Challenge
Level 3 – Level 4:
Level 5 – Level 6:
All year levels:
- Search & Find Activity Sheet
- Design a Rescue Device Project
- Check it’s OK to swim – Colouring Sheet
- Water Smart Resources
The full library of resources, including further classroom based activities, can be found on the Swimming and Water Safety Online Toolkit.
Virtual Reality Tours
VR Tours are like going on a school excursion, without even leaving the classroom or home!
Students can view VR tours on an Ipad/tablet, smart phone or on a screen inside a headset if they have one available.
Everyday Life Saver App.
The Everyday Lifesaver App. uses gamification to make learning water safety, emergency response and CPR more engaging for upper primary and secondary school students.
The game can be played on a tablet, smart phone or computer.
Royal Life Saving Australia
Swim and Survive Kids Zone
Royal Life Saving Australia’s Swim and Survive ‘Kids Zone’, has a range of FREE water safety activities that children can do in the classroom or at home.
Download resources and print for use in the classroom/as homework, or send to students via email/upload to google docs.
FREE Kids Zone resources include:
- Aqua Quiz
- Something Eerie App.
- Water Safety Acttivity Sheets
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information regarding school swimming programs.
The Public Water Safety Initiative is funded by the Victorian Government.