A Crafty LIVing • Olivia on Instagram: “Painting with natural paintbrushes | #nannylife #creativekids #invitationtocreate #letthempaint #nannydiaries”
106 Likes, 5 Comments - A Crafty LIVing • Olivia (@acraftyliving) on Instagram: “Painting with natural paintbrushes | #nannylife #creativekids #invitationtocreate #letthempaint…”
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This week’s Freebie Friday giveaway is a page of Indigenous games! These games provide a fun variation on more commonly-known western games like chasey, hide-and-seek, tunnel ball etc. As well as being an enjoyable and effective way to burn energy, this hands-on approach is a great way to teach students about this part of Indigenous culture.
Our Kindy Journey on Instagram: “Another experience that helps us celebrate NAIDOC week. We learnt more about dot painting by using natural things from our outdoor garden…”
71 Likes, 4 Comments - Our Kindy Journey (@ourkindyjourney) on Instagram: “Another experience that helps us celebrate NAIDOC week. We learnt more about dot painting by using…”
NAIDOC - Dot Painting Paper Plate Snake - School Mum
It is NAIDOC Week. A time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements. Dot painting is a fun and creative craft to do with your kids. It is quite repetitive and the beauty is in its simplicity. We all found it very relaxing and really got into the rhythm of it.Read More
Tin cans covered with aboriginal paper and contact. If you are using the tin cans with children you need to ensure there are no sharp edges that can be dangerous. A good tip is to use an old fashioned can opener to run around the edge of the can to make it smooth and safe for handling. These cans are practical and great for promoting culture and sustainability.
Prep.Pals -> Kinder.corner on Instagram: “Being, belonging & becoming 🌟 This was a group project that promotes a sense of belonging to the kinder environment. Working together…”
Preschool Identity Activities: "Being, Belonging & Becoming" Handprint Shell Mobile
Indigenous Australian Reconciliation Timeline
This high quality product features 24 beautifully presented posters, highlighting the events that have had an impact on the recognition of the rights of Australia's Indigenous peoples. Use as a wall display around your classroom to recognise and celebrate National Reconciliation week or NAIDOC week or use to support other activities that focus on the issues of reconciliation in Australia. Let your imagination run wild with this multipurpose resource.
Painting with mud
On Sunday we went to Northey Street Village Markets, and Finn participated in some of the Earth Art activities that they were running for children. A wonderful and environmentally friendly idea to paint with a colour pallet made entirely of mud. The results were beautiful.
Indigenous perspectives are embedded into our daily practices at Concord West Rhodes Preschool as meaningful, holistic, child directed experiences. Reconciliation week this year was an opportunity …