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Each student paints a popsicle stick and they are arranged to make a bigger piece of art. Cool class project..or even the whole school!

This is it...

Heart pounding, rapid breathing, nightmares...yep, it's that time of year. Back to school...dun dun dun. Okay I actually may be a little dramatic there (ask anyone who knows me, it's not uncommon!). But seriously, every year I feel like this. The anxiety of the unknown plus the excitement of getting back into the classroom and teaching. I think that when I get to the point in my career that I don't feel like this it will be a sign to quit teaching. There are many things that I worry about…

My preschoolers loved this today. Exploring aboriginal storytelling symbols through sensory play - ochre coloured sand. By Kelly Slip | My Third Wish

My preschoolers loved this today. Exploring aboriginal storytelling symbols through sensory play - ochre coloured sand. By Kelly Slip | My Third Wish

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!

Paper Mâché Rain Sticks

Our student teacher, Ms. G, planned and taught 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! Thanks Ms. G! More photos of finished work to come.

Montessori Nature: Australia Themed Free Printables.

Australia Themed Free Printables.

Australia themed printables will help you to organise fun and educational activities for kids. Australia day is just around the corner - it is a perfect time to stock up on great resources. Children will

Australian Dot Art Printables for Australia Day or Australian Homeschool Unit Study from www.daniellesplace.com where learning is fun!

Australia Day Crafts for Kids

Crafts Kids Can Make to celebrate Australia Day and learn about Australia

A whole bunch of Australia Day party printables (some paid and some free) from over at Life's Little Celebrations.

Australia Day printables - Lifes Little Celebration

With Australia Day just around the corner I thought I’d share a few Australia day party printables I’ve found for anyone planning a get together to celebrate this great country! Some of the items below are FREE which is an added bonus! […]

Ideas and activities for learning about Australia.

Australian Unit Study | Creekside Learning

We’ve been Down Under for two weeks, learning about the wonderful animals and geography of Australia. We could’ve gone on for several weeks more, there’s so much to learn about this wonderful continent. Here’s a peek at some of the learning activities we did. Australian Animals My kids love animals and it’s a great way to introduce them to learning about a new place in the world. Since Australia has so many unique and interesting animals, we learned about one or two each day of our unit…

Painting Aussie Wattle (with pom poms). Fun kids activity for Australia Day, or just to learn about our native Australian flora

Wattle Painting with Pom Poms {Aussie Art for Kids} – Danya Banya

Painting Aussie Wattle (with pom poms). Fun kids activity for Australia Day, or just to learn about our native Australian flora

Kids will learn in fun ways with this Australia Unit. Links to some of the best activities and resources on the web for your Australia Unit planning. From Playful Matters.

Australia Unit - Playful Matters

Kids will learn in fun ways with this Australia Unit. Links to some of the best activities and resources on the web for your Australia Unit planning.

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 - Laughing Kids Learn

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 …

Ideas for an Australia Unit: PreK-1st

Learning About Australia - Trillium Montessori

We’ve been learning about the continent Australia! One of our parents brought along some wonderful items from Australia to share with us. Boomerangs! Holding a Koala What’s on the Shelf? Here’s our unit studies shelf with materials about Australia Geography of Australia This is our Australia Geography folder full of images from Australia and the Pacific […]

GEOGRAPHY FREEBIE: Walk through the Continents - Print Maps Large and Small - Free

Walk through the Continents - Print Maps Large and Small - Free

Print out your own free big maps for kids. Make large maps to learn geography, US states, "where in the world". Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and more. Draw on them, color and trace journeys. Free classroom maps.

Biomes of Australia

Biomes of Australia

Pinay Homeschooler is a blog that shares homeschool and afterschool activity of kids from babies to elementary level.

Australia Research Project

Students are the explorers in this country research project.* Using books and websites, including our own kid-friendly website @ www.globetrottinkids.com, students investigate the geography and culture of Australia. The Australia Research Project includesA Draft Book for guiding young explorers thro...