I have my painting students do this project. I like it because I can talk about Australia and the history there. My students really like it. (Dream Art aka dot paintings)

I have my painting students do this project. I like it because I can talk about Australia and the history there. My students really like it. (Dream Art aka dot paintings)

a fabulous paper mâché sculpture lesson for us. Interactive rain sticks were an absolute hit! From the toothpick and cardboard tube construction to the Australian aboriginal-inspired end caps, we love every minute of it!

a fabulous paper mâché sculpture lesson for us. Interactive rain sticks were an absolute hit! From the toothpick and cardboard tube construction to the Australian aboriginal-inspired end caps, we love every minute of it!

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

Lovely way to incorporate indigenous play into the classroom! These could be used for matching or for storytelling!

Lovely way to incorporate indigenous play into the classroom! These could be used for matching or for storytelling!

Australian Kangaroo Dot Painting Craft - another site showed using this technique on stones to use as paperweights.

Australian Kangaroo Dot Painting Craft - another site showed using this technique on stones to use as paperweights.

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