My preschoolers loved this today. Exploring aboriginal storytelling symbols through sensory play - ochre coloured sand. By Kelly Slip | My Third Wish
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NAIDOC week 2016: Songlines
The theme for NAIDOC week 2016 is Songlines: The Living Narrative of our Nation. But what exactly are "Songlines"? For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the Dreamtime describes a time when the earth, people and animals were created by our ancestral spiritual beings. They created the rivers, lakes, plants, land formations and living creatures. Dreaming tracks crisscross Australia and trace the journeys of our ancestral spirits as they created the land, animals and lores. These…
This could be a neat project to do with kids and could be branched into so many different ways. Have kids trace their hands and decorate them in ways that represent themselves. So much cultural diversity can come from this project. It would be a project to do at the beginning of the year. This could be in phase 3.
Aboriginal Dot Painting Outlines Free Resource - TeachEzy
A free resource with links to lessons and outlines for Aboriginal dot painting. Great for NAIDOC, Sorry Day, Reconciliation Week.