Making Talking Sticks with Kids
Earlier this year, one of the second grade teachers approached me about an idea for an art/social studies collaboration. She had read a story to the children about a tribe which used talking stick…
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 […]
10 Incredible Areas of Achievement of Aboriginal Culture
During a discussion, someone asked: "Well, what did the Aborigines do with Australia for 60,000 years?" This infographic is your answer. Exp...
Painting with Nature (and a peg) – Danya Banya
I challenged JJ (3 years and 2 months) to find a few things that we could use to paint with from our backyard - leaves, sticks, stones, seed pods and a peg.
Rabbit Proof Fence Video Response: Australian History & Culture
Use the Rabbit Proof Fence Movie to connect to the following topics: 1) Aboriginal Culture 2) Stolen Generation 3) English Colonization 4) Australian Culture Rent/Purchase video to preview and to to alter questions to your needs