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Australia – Canada Exchange

This is an exciting opportunity. The grade 3-4 class taught by Mr. Hubert and Ms. Moss in London, Ontario, Canada, are going to be corresponding through this blog with Mrs. Wood’s class in South Australia.

Here in London, Ontario on February 20, 2010, the ground is covered with snow and it’s – 8 degrees Celsius. […]

Stanley in Melbourne – day 2

Stanley wanted to catch this tram

I took Stanley around Melbourne, and the Melbourne Trams are one of the most iconic parts of this lovely city.

We needed to find him a nice hat, and show him some of Melbourne’s street art. The whole story of his second day is at this link, this […]

Stanley in Melbourne – day 1

Stanley among the leaves

Stanley turned up in my letter box on the 6th January. We were very excited, because we had been waiting for him for ages ! He came from Jaden in Connecticut, whom we met back in 2005.

We are in the middle of a summer heatwave, and Stanley learned about […]

Chris Cann from Australia

Chris Cann from Australia

Australia with a Goanna

Flat Stanley and an Australian Goanna

Here is Flat Stanley pointing to a Goanna ( a large friendly lizard), who is climbing a tree.  The Goanna tries to look just like the bark of the tree, so he won’t be easy to see. I hope you can see him.


Australia – Perth and Karratha

Perth and Karrath, Australia

I was sent Flat Stanley by Ciara Forde. He has travelled around Perth with me and also to Karratha so he has travelled along way. Here are his pictures. John Forde


Australia- Mrs. Caratti’s Class

Hello Mr Hubert’s Class We would like to say hello and say a BIG Thank you for sending your Flat Stanley’s to Perth Western Australia to visit us. Today Stanley met all the students in Year 2 at Mt Hawthorn Junior Primary School; we are all very excited and hope he will have a great […]


Flat Stanley went to Australia! Dr. Diane Painter is an American teacher who travelled to Australia on the Hands Across the Water program with 20 other US teachers from July 25 to August 13, 1997. She is the Technology Resource Teacher at Deer Park Elementary School in Centreville, Virginia.

She travelled through three Australian […]

Aussie Adventure (Link to Sue Dietrich’s site)

Click here for: Aussie Adventure (Link to Sue Dietrich’s site)

We went property hunting with Stan the other day. We found him the perfect house. (He is tired of living with us!)

See Stan in the chair? No…? Well here he is….

Aren’t the paper flowers lovely?


Australia- Toowoomba

Toowoomba, Australia

WOW, Flat Stanley has been visiting TOOWOOMBA, Queensland, AUSTRALIA courtesy of Rotary Group Study Exchange team from Rhode Island/Massachusetts. Here he is with Rotarian Bill Di Biaso and Toowoomba identity Sheena Liley at Picnic Point for lunch. Thank you for introducing Flat Stanley to us Aussies – hope the […]