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

Aboriginal Clapping Sticks are an easy Australian craft that toddlers will love - both making and playing with afterwards. From @ LaughingKidsLearn

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Trees study unit- sand, scoops and loose parts what a great way to explore texture,form,pattern and nature

A worksheet to help with any Aboriginal art/design project.

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Excellent explanation of The Dreaming by indigenous Australians

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Tiddalick the Frog - Aboriginal Dreamtime Story

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Fun song about Australia and its animals. If you go into the bush you'll hear the kookaburra, kangaroo, crocodile, brown snake, frog, etc.

Kids song about Australian bush animals. By Bob Brown co writer and original singer of the famous Australian song "Give Me a Home Among the Gumtrees.

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