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!

DIVERSITY: 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!

Aboriginal art has been around for many hundreds of thousands of years. Aboriginal rock carvings and paintings date back at least 30,000 years, and tell the stories of the artists who painted them.

Australia crafts for kids - Aboriginal art has been around for many hundreds of thousands of years. Aboriginal rock carvings and paintings date back at least years, and tell the stories of the artists who painted them.

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painted rock inspiration - These are Wonderful ! And I like the idea of painting the rocks, than put them back in nature for other people to find.

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 thr.

Gond-style Indian Tribal Art - I wonder if you could paint different color blocks on bubble wrap and cut shapes out and create collage figures from the painted shapes (kind of like Eric Carle's paintings, but with texture)

colormehappy: Mosaic " Gond Painting in India is an ancient tribal art dating back several hundred years. The Gond tribe painted the walls of their mud homes with pictures to mark important occasions such as weddings, birth and the harvest.

Native American Craft:  Wampum Weaving!  Even little kids can do this one... so cute and simple!  http://magnificentme3.blogspot.com/2012/11/native-americans-part-1.html and also http://plbrown.blogspot.com/2011/01/wampum-weaving-how-to-do-it.html

**Fun alternative to paracord? In addition to paracord? Using paracord? Would only need beads, yarn and the cardboard forms (easy)**

Looking for a cultural story for a class presentation or assembly? Want to have an accompanying art display? Everything you need is here! #dreamtime #Australia #Aboriginal

Australian Aboriginal Dreamtime Story: How the Birds got their Songs and Colors

Listens to Aboriginal stories and songs and views Aboriginal artworks and dance. Looking for a cultural story for a class presentation or assembly? Want to have an accompanying art display?

Teach kids aboriginal art symbols, and have kids paint aboriginal art symbols on a set of stones to use to play tic tac toe (also called "ngaka ngaka", which means "look look").

Geography for Kids: Australia - Teach kids aboriginal art symbols, and have kids paint aboriginal art symbols on a set of stones to use to play tic tac toe (also called "ngaka ngaka", which means "look look").

Dots n' Spots~  You'll need black 8 1/2 x 11 construction paper, assortment of tempera paints, Dixie cups (about 6-8 per group), and Q-Tips (about 6-8 per group).  This site has great step-by-step pictures that will make it extra easy for your students to try this cool project!

Australian Dot Painting- Easy 1 hour class project- * - Sheets of black 8 x 11 construction paper * - Assortment of tempera paints * - Dixie cups (about per group) * - Q-Tips (about per group)

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