Using literature is a great way to engage students (McLeod & Reynolds, 2007). Using indigenous literature during NAIDOC week enhances the learning experience of both Indigenous and non Indigenous students where classrooms celebrate, learn and respect the history of Indigenous culture. According to the Melbourne Decaration students are to engage in learning that values Indigenous cultures and their contributions (MCEETYA, 2008)
An easy upcylcled and naturally sourced DIY rainstick musical sensory bottle that will help children learn to self-regulate. This calm down jar is a musical instrument that is fun for kids to watch and listen to. It makes the gentle pitter-pat sound of rain when tipped from top to bottom. Discovery bottles are also great for no mess safe sensory play. Babies, toddlers, and preschoolers can safely investigate small objects without the risk of choking on them.