Ms Maggie Mo's Australian Aboriginal hand project: spray hand with thinned white or black tempera, student paints dots with sticks. I showed 1988 Nat Geo Aborigine video of Gagadju Aborigines blowing paint from mouths over hands as part of ritual. Awesome video also shows artist making intricate bark painting.

Ms Maggie Mo's Australian Aboriginal hand project: spray hand with thinned white or black tempera, student paints dots with sticks. I showed 1988 Nat Geo Aborigine video of Gagadju Aborigines blowing paint from mouths over hands

Australia Koala Craft (Save the date using pieces of paper with that days date showing given to kids last; paste on back ground composite; use felt paper for furry parts)

Canada Day is fast approaching (July but I'm more intrigued by this great craft from Australia (Australia Day is January Many thanks to Phillipa at House of Baby Piranha (!) for this great activity for kids. House of Baby Piranha

Aboriginal Inspired "Dot Art". Gotta try this. Looks fun! A colleague did this activity this year and it turned out amazing!

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Easy Sydney Harbour Bridge craft for kids made from paper plates and cups. Great idea for learning about Australia and famous Australian icons. ~ Danya Banya

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Australia Craft - Easy Sydney Harbour Bridge craft for kids made from paper plates and cups. Great idea for learning about Australia and famous Australian icons.

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Canada Day is fast approaching (July but I'm more intrigued by this great craft from Australia (Australia Day is January Many thanks to Phillipa at House of Baby Piranha (!) for this great activity for kids. House of Baby Piranha

There is so much about Australia that I love, however, I have always been interested in the beautiful art of our indigenous Australians . With this in mind I thought it might be fun for Possum and I to make our own version of the traditional musical instruments called clapping sticks.    Suggested Age: 2 years + You will …

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