symbols for aboriginal art

Australian Aboriginal symbols and their meanings. I have always been interested in alphabets, symbols, and icons.

Teach kids aboriginal art symbols, and have kids paint aboriginal art symbols on a set of stones to use to play tic tac toe (also called "ngaka ngaka", which means "look look").

Geography for Kids: Australia - Teach kids aboriginal art symbols, and have kids paint aboriginal art symbols on a set of stones to use to play tic tac toe (also called "ngaka ngaka", which means "look look").

Aboriginal Symbol Stones

Aboriginal Symbol Stones

This is a great art idea for NAIDOC week which uses Aboriginal symbols to create rock art which tells a story.

A You Tube video of the dreamtime story  "How the Kangaroo Got Her Pouch" + an Aboriginal art activity

Dreamtime Story: How the Kangaroo Got Her Pouch (video clip from You Tube) and Aboriginal art project to go with the story. from Australian Native Art

Tell An Aboriginal Story Activity Part 1

Students use these symbols to create their own story. You could add other Indigenous symbols/meanings to increase the variety.

Art symbols that Aboriginal artists paint to tell the stories of their history and culture, from Aboriginal Dreamtime. Help kids learn how to 'read' an Aboriginal painting, and they might like to try making a painting of their own.

Art symbols that Aboriginal artists paint to tell the stories of their history and culture, from Aboriginal Dreamtime. Help kids learn how to read an Aboriginal painting, and they might like to try making a painting of their own.

An interactive online educational resource, aligned to the Australian Curriculum: Science representing Aboriginal seasonal knowledge

ABORIGINAL SEASONS: Capturing traditional ecological knowledge in northern Australia. A series of calendars representing Aboriginal seasonal knowledge.

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