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…
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Aboriginal Art Play Dough Mats
Explore Aboriginal Art symbols with these fun Aboriginal Art play doh mats. Use as part of your exploration of Australian History within your HASS unit or use as a fun activity for early years students. Inside this easy to use pack you will find:12 colour photographs of these symbols in nature12 bla...
Aboriginal Australia activities
Everything you need for NAIDOC week display and activities or to teach Aboriginal culture and symbols.Please see above to preview everything included in this bundle.- Alphabet posters and Numbers 1-20- 30 Aboriginal symbol and Australian animals playdough mats-32 word wall cards and 20 small symbol ...
Fun Facts And Information About Aborigines For Kids
Aborigines are indigenous people living in Australia with different art and culture. To know more, read here the interesting aboriginal facts for kids.
Australian Aboriginal Dreamtime Story - How the echidna got its spikes
Thank-you for taking an interest in this resource. Dreaming stories are an important aspect of Aboriginal culture as story telling/sharing is one way Elders would pass down history. This resource contains an adapted story of Mona Grant's 'The echidna and the shade tree' with 10 suggested activitie...
Aborginal culture activities
Perfect display for NAIDOC, with the theme being Australian and Aboriginal symbols and pictures. Print 4 to a page to create flashcards. Numbers 1- 20 are also included with Aboriginal art symbols. The following pictures are included for the alphabet:A- antB- boomerangC- cockatooD - didgeridooE - e...
Indigenous Australian Picture Books - Oh Creative Day
Indigenous Australian culture is one filled with amazing stories. Here are some of our favourite Indigenous picture books.
Why I Don’t Know Much About Aboriginal Culture Even Though I’m Australian - An Open Conversation - Do More Be More
As a white Australian I’m not impressed with my lack of knowledge about our Aboriginal peoples and their culture. If you were to ask me a question about them, I think I’d be hard-pressed to answer (but I’d give it a red hot go!). I consider myself lucky to have grown up in quite a few remote areas around Australia which gave me way more opportunity to learn about Aboriginal culture than most cityfolk. My first introduction to an Aboriginal, to my mum’s eternal embarrassment, was in a shop…
Everything is written twice - in the sky and on the ground (part two) - National Indigenous Times
Indigenous astronomy in Australia includes many mythological figures associated with the creation of the sky and constellations. The Boorong people of western Victoria believed the sun ‘Gnowee’ was made by Pupperimbul, one of the Nurrumbunguttias, or old spirits of men and women, who were removed to the heavens before man was created. The Nurrumbunguittas were […]
Aboriginal Australian Astronomy Display Poster.
This poster contains great information about how astronomy has been used by some Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Sign up to Twinkl to download. #Australia #astronomy #planets #sky #space #teaching #teachingideas #teachingresources #twinkl #twinklresources #education #aboriginal #constellations #stars