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.

ABORIGINAL COLOURS • Black represents the night and the aboriginal people. • Yellow represents the sun, it is the sacred c...

ABORIGINAL COLOURS • Black represents the night and the aboriginal people. • Yellow represents the sun, it is the sacred c...

Learn more about the history and culture of Australia as you make the Sydney Opera House from paper plates with the kids.

Learn more about the history and culture of Australia as you make the Sydney Opera House from paper plates with the kids.

Google Image Result for http://www.kilberryps.vic.edu.au/app/webroot/uploaded_files/media/2012_prep_art_display_photo_1.jpg

Google Image Result for http://www.kilberryps.vic.edu.au/app/webroot/uploaded_files/media/2012_prep_art_display_photo_1.jpg

Learning about positive and negative space. Can make silhouettes of anything - people, animals, trees etc.

Art Lesson - Cityscape Silhouettes - Positive and Negative Space

Learning about positive and negative space. Can make silhouettes of anything - people, animals, trees etc.

Zart Art Easy Art Craft Activities | Primary School Activities | Australian activities for children/students/kids | Teacher Art Craft Lesson...

Zart Art Easy Art Craft Activities | Primary School Activities | Australian activities for children/students/kids | Teacher Art Craft Lesson...


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The Preps looked at Sydney Nolan’s paintings of Ned Kelly and created their own colourful version using a torn tissue paper background and collage.  They had fun learning about bushrangers

The Preps looked at Sydney Nolan’s paintings of Ned Kelly and created their own colourful version using a torn tissue paper background and collage. They had fun learning about bushrangers

For Sydney Nolan - Ned Kelly On Tour  Poster from original - acrylic on board via  Flickr jeff hubbard

For Sydney Nolan - Ned Kelly On Tour Poster from original - acrylic on board via Flickr jeff hubbard

Sir Sidney Nolan - Landscape, 1978-9.  © The estate of Sir Sidney Nolan.  From the series Ned Kelly II.

Sir Sidney Nolan - Landscape, 1978-9. © The estate of Sir Sidney Nolan. From the series Ned Kelly II.

Sidney Nolan: Death of Constable Scanlon (part of his series of Ned Kelly paintings)

Sidney Nolan: Death of Constable Scanlon (part of his series of Ned Kelly paintings)

Ned Kelly, by Sidney Nolan, 1964. Oil on paper.

Ned Kelly, by Sidney Nolan, 1964. Oil on paper.

Ken Done's painting of Sydney Harbour 1988 was the first "famous" Australian artwork that I was ever exposed to - I love the bright colours and how the sun features in the sky.

Ken Done's painting of Sydney Harbour 1988 was the first "famous" Australian artwork that I was ever exposed to - I love the bright colours and how the sun features in the sky.

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