My preschoolers loved this today. Exploring aboriginal storytelling symbols through sensory play - ochre coloured sand. By Kelly Slip | My Third Wish

My preschoolers loved this today. Exploring aboriginal storytelling symbols through sensory play - ochre coloured sand. By Kelly Slip | My Third Wish

Every family made a strand on this piece that represented their values and traditions.

Every family made a strand on this piece that represented their values and traditions.

Fig 7: This is an Australian bush land display that children can play with to grow their knowledge of Australian wildlife. Children also use imaginative play while using the different animals in the display. Educators can use the spontaneous teachable moments that will arise from this activity to grow children's knowledge and expand their interest in learning about Australian wildlife.

Fig 7: This is an Australian bush land display that children can play with to grow their knowledge of Australian wildlife. Children also use imaginative play while using the different animals in the display. Educators can use the spontaneous teachable moments that will arise from this activity to grow children's knowledge and expand their interest in learning about Australian wildlife.

Close The Gap - embedding Indigenous culture into our program. The children and educators at Carlton North collaborated, implemented and explored a variety of experiences to raise awareness, learn more about Indigenous Australians and raise money for Oxfam, Weaving is an ancient skill performed by Aboriginal women for useful and practical purposes - Gowrie Victoria

Close The Gap - embedding Indigenous culture into our program. The children and educators at Carlton North collaborated, implemented and explored a variety of experiences to raise awareness, learn more about Indigenous Australians and raise money for Oxfam, Weaving is an ancient skill performed by Aboriginal women for useful and practical purposes - Gowrie Victoria


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Lovely way to incorporate indigenous play into the classroom! These could be used for matching or prompts in literacy.

Aboriginal Australian Rain Sticks - Sculpture - Paper towel rolls, paper-mache, paint, feathers etc

Aboriginal Australian Rain Sticks - Sculpture - Paper towel rolls, paper-mache, paint, feathers etc

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 …

Aboriginal Clapping Sticks

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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