Play and Learn

With Play and Lean kids learn stories, languages and concepts.  These digital resources include interactive games, puzzles and activities to develop their skills and knowledge. Colouring pages available to download for the young ones.

Muzzy BBC

Muzzy BBC is an interactive animated language learning program for children. It offers Spanish, French, Italian, German, Chinese, Korean and English.

Suitable for Ages: 3-8



Get started with Muzzy

  • Offers Spanish, French, Italian, German, Chinese, Korean and English
  • Learn through videos, reading, games and activities
  • Each lesson builds on the last
  • Designed to suit a range of learning styles

Story Box Library

Watch and Listen to children's stories being read aloud by Australian and New Zealand storytellers.   Puzzles and activities available to complete and download at the end of the stories.

Suitable for Ages: 3-12



Get started with Story Box Library

Apps Available:

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  • Videos of various lengths, read aloud by engaging storytellers such as actors and authors
  • Search stories by age group, video length, theme, award, author and illustrator or by storyteller
  • Puzzles and activities available after most books or short films

Help guide for Story Box Library

Early Learning by World Book

Early Learning is designed from preschool to kindergarten students with tools and content that reinforces early childhood curriculum via short videos, read-aloud stories, printable activities, and matching and tracing games, among others.

Suitable for Ages: 3-6



Get started with Early Learning by World Book

  • Provides short videos, read-aloud stories, printable activities and educational games
  • An "Early Learning Basics" section of the site, designed for preschoolers to Kindergarten students. Here you can find basic building blocks like letters, numbers, counting, and classification into one easy-to-navigate section.
  • Guided reading program with stories spread across Lexile levels provide building blocks for early learners.
  • Videos, categorized by subject and designed to provide visual, real-world examples of high-interest topics.
  • Both fiction and nonfiction stories, categorized by topic
  • Activities, categorized by type, can be done within the paint application offered in Early Learning, or are available as printable Print & Do activities.
  • Emergent readers will engage in an interactive and playful environment of topical content worlds with bursts of information to support microlearning..

Busy Things

Busy Things supports your children's learning at home, engaging them with exciting educational games that will enhance their knowledge and understanding.

Suitable for Ages: 3-6



Get started with Busy Things

  • Subjects include literacy, numeracy, creative development and general knowledge
  • All games encourage learning and understanding
  • Supports the Australian curriculum

Help guide for Busy Things

Literacy Planet

Literacy Planet is the perfect tool to encourage the learning of essential English literacy skills through a motivational, curriculum aligned learning platform that is fun, compelling and addictive.

Suitable for Ages: 5-10



Get started with Literacy Planet

Apps  Available:

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  • Build foundational skills in spelling, sight words, vocabulary, grammar, comprehension and reading
  • Lessons, games and books help to improve skills in a variety of ways
  • Encourage your kid to win prizes to personalise their avatar
  • You will need to create an account to use Literacy Planet

Help guide for Literacy Planet

New Users: Sign Up

  • You will need to create an account to use Literacy Planet
  • Select New Users: Sign Up and enter child and parent/guardian details
  • Select Liverpool City Library from the library drop-down menu, enter your library membership number in the barcode field, including your email
  • A Welcome to Literacy Planet email will be sent to your email, with your username and password.

Existing Users: Log In

  • To get started, enter your username and password received from Literacy Planet. Check your email.
  • If you have forgotten your username and password please email to reset your account.