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 as part of ritual. Awesome video also shows artist making intricate bark painting.

aboriginal symbol

Some aboriginal symbolism, It is best to stay away from this sort of thing as not to come off as culturally insensitive.

How to teach dot painting to kids is a great way to introduce Aboriginal culture into your school curriculum. I have taught this technique from prep year through to year 6, and the children have always enjoyed this activity. You will find more ideas for Aboriginal art for kids at www.australianativeart.com

How to teach dot painting to kids is a great way to introduce Aboriginal culture into your school curriculum. I have taught this technique from prep year through to year 6, and the children have always enjoyed this activity. You will find more ideas for Aboriginal art for kids at www.australianativeart.com

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