I first saw pendants made from washers in 2009 in Australia, painted by Aboriginal artists with their traditional dot patterns. Since then I've seen various takes on this craft. This is my version. (Jo Dee Costello - artisan)

Paint regular metal washers and string them up into necklaces. What a good idea, especially if you're really good with painting little things! :) I would want to make a string into a bracelet. All new,Craft Ideas,DI

Free download of powerpoint: "Introduction to Aboriginal Art"

Introduction to Aboriginal Art Powerpoint with Worksheet -requires some corrections and expanding to include the huge variety of aboriginal cultures and different styles of aboriginal art . but quite a good starting point for making one

Looking for a cultural story for a class presentation or assembly? Want to have an accompanying art display? Everything you need is here! #dreamtime #Australia #Aboriginal

Australian Aboriginal Dreamtime Story: How the Birds got their Songs and Colors

Listens to Aboriginal stories and songs and views Aboriginal artworks and dance. Looking for a cultural story for a class presentation or assembly? Want to have an accompanying art display?

Australian Dot Painting: Australia Craft for kids to learn about Aborigine culture as part of an Australia unit study

Kids Craft Ideas: Aboriginal Dot Painting

Australia Craft - Australian Dot Painting: Australia Craft for kids to learn about Aborigine culture as part of an Australia unit study (geography, preschool, homeschool)

Teach kids aboriginal art symbols, and have kids paint aboriginal art symbols on a set of stones to use to play tic tac toe (also called "ngaka ngaka", which means "look look").

Geography for Kids: Australia - Teach kids aboriginal art symbols, and have kids paint aboriginal art symbols on a set of stones to use to play tic tac toe (also called "ngaka ngaka", which means "look look").

Excellent explanation of The Dreaming by indigenous Australians

Draft video for te Australian Museum for their Dreaming Stories. This is about Goorialla the Rainbow Serpent. The performers are my good friends and brothers: Gumaroy Newman, Eric Arthur Tamwoy (Turtle) and Norm Barsah.

Australia - Dreamtime Stories for Kids - FREE Presentations in PowerPoint format, Free Interactives and Games

Pete's PowerPoint Station is your destination for free PowerPoint presentations for kids and teachers about Dreamtime Stories, and so much more.

Simple, fun activities to introduce Australian art & animals. Incorporates counting to 100 & writing. US & Australian spelling included. #Australia #Australianart #dotpainting

Australian Aboriginal Dot Painting: Art, ELA, Math and Culture

Simple, fun activities to introduce Australian art & animals. Incorporates counting to 100 & writing. US & Australian spelling included.

Dreamtime Stories - Australia - FREE Lesson Plans, Games, Powerpoints, Activities for K-12 Teachers & Students

Dreamtime Stories - Australia - FREE Lesson Plans, Games, Powerpoints, Activities for Teachers & Students

Yulunga: Traditional Indigenous Games. Launched by the Australian Sports Commission in July 2008.

Yulunga*: Traditional Indigenous Games is a activity resource of over 100 traditional Indigenous games created to provide all Australians with an opportunity to learn about, appreciate and experience aspects of Indigenous culture.

This is a great unit for the younger students to explore the Australian Aboriginal traditions and customs.

NAIDOC Aboriginal Activities

This unit is a great resource to introduce Aboriginal customs and traditions for the younger students. This can be used for NAIDOC week or anytime of the year that you want to explore some Aboriginal traditions.

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