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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.
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…
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 …
This is a draft video for te Australian Museum for their Dreaming Stories. The performers are Gumaroy Newman, Eric Arthur Tamwoy and Norm Barsah. Video by Fi...
National Reconciliation Week
This short non fiction text features important factual information relating to National Reconciliation Week in Australia. (ACHHK063).
Aboriginal Dreamtime Stories Unit of Lesson Plans - Year 3 and 4 - Australian Curriculum Lessons
Summary of Lesson Plans: This series of lesson plans will allow students to explore and analyse traditional Aboriginal Dreamtime Stories. Upon completion of the program, students will write their own Dreamtime story. Australian Curriculum Outcomes: Year 3: The role that people of diverse backgrounds have played in the development and character of the local community […]
Shows - ABC ME
Join Brandon Walters and Kayne Tremills on a wild journey as they trek throughout Australia on some seriously weird and sometimes deadly wildlife missions in this action-packed, adrenalin-pumping adventure series.
Indigenous Australia Word Wall :: Teacher Resources and Classroom Games
The Indigenous Australia Word Wall was created to celebrate and share language and values of indigenous Australians.