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The children have started learning about Australia. 

Suggested activities:

  • Locate Australia on a map. Locate capital city, Uluru, the Great Barrier Reef, Kangaroo Island​, oceans and territories. Draw a map and label it.
  • Investigate the unique animals that live there. Create a fact file about your favourite. Include a fabulous description and draw or paint a picture of it.
  • Find out about Abiriginal Dreamtime. Can you retell one of the stories in your own words, or present it in a comic strip form or even use Purple Mash to write it?

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  • The Aborigine people are famous for their unique Dreamtime pictures. Have a look online and see if you can find more Aborigine pictures which use this dot technique. Can you recreate one that tells a story? Click on the image to see the symbols.