This fun and engaging activity encourages students to explore the history and art of the Australian Aboriginal culture and how Art was used by the very first Australians to convey stories and meaning.
Drawing inspiration from world famous Australian Aboriginal Artist Jimmy Pike students will learn to;
- Use bright vibrant colours and earthy tones
- Develop pencil and paint brush control
- Learn about Aboriginal Australian history through story told by art
This full lesson plan includes bonus instructions teachers can implement when conducting the lesson, engaging all the students imaginations as they paint and draw.
This activity fits in perfectly with many aspects of the Australian curriculum.
Level 4 - Knowledge and understanding (VCAA)
"The diversity and longevity of Australia’s first peoples and the ways Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples are connected to Country and Place (land, sea, waterways and skies) and the implications for their daily lives."
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