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Dreaming stories are an important aspect of Aboriginal culture as story telling/sharing is one way Elders would pass down history.
This resource contains an adapted story of Mona Grant's 'The echidna and the shade tree' with 10 suggested activities.
The story comes in 2 formats:
•As an A4 story booklet
•As large picture cards using real photos
1.Sharing the story
2.Where the story originates from (includes an Aboriginal nation map A4 size)
3.Retelling the story (includes an A4 template)
4.Draw your favourite part of the story (includes an A4 template)
5.Cross Hatch painting/drawing (includes an A4 template)
6.Research Australian animals
7.Social responsibility activities (includes a set of snap/memory game cards)
8.Hand writing practice the letter e in NSW foundation (includes template)
9.Paddle pop stick puppets (includes templates)
10.Echidna spikes numeracy dice game (includes templates)
Links to the Early Years Learning Framework