Nature's Stampers: Impressions in play dough – Danya Banya
Use found natural items as nature's stampers to make fun impressions in play dough.
Aboriginal Symbol Stones
These Aboriginal Symbol Stones can be used in many ways for our boys to find out about the history of the the Aboriginal people.
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Ooey Gooey Wombat Stewy
Recently we read the book Wombat Stew by Marcia Vaughan. We revisited the book the following day and used the information in the book to compile a Wombat Stew recipe. We discussed how recipes include ingredients and we listed all the ingredients we could find in the book; mud, feathers, flies, bugs and gumnuts. We then talked about the method and how this describes what you need to do with the ingredients. We agreed that the method should include putting all the ingredients in the big pot…
A Spooky Stew
If you are unable to integrate Halloween spookiness into your curriculum, think beyond the ghosts and ghouls! My recent post on wombats and the many comments and emails I received about how utterly fabulous wombats are, got me thinking. There are so many wonderful wombat stories, and one of my favourites is 'Wombat Stew' by Marcia K. Vaughan. Wombat Stew Wombat Stew is the story of a dingo who captures a nice fat wombat, with plans to cook him up in a stew. Various other Australian bush…
Painting with mud
On Sunday we went to Northey Street Village Markets, and Finn participated in some of the Earth Art activities that they were running for children. A wonderful and environmentally friendly idea to paint with a colour pallet made entirely of mud. The results were beautiful.