Caring For Country: Earth Stories

Caring For Country: Earth Stories

Activity 11 of 24 in this unit

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  • Early Learning
  • Parents
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
  • Social
  • Equality
  • Indigenous Education
  • Social and Emotional Learning
  • ...

Lesson summary

Children recognise that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and cultures use movement and dance to share stories and knowledge. Children will use movement while participating in a role-play activity around Australian animals.

This activity forms part of the Caring For Country: Introductory Lessons and Themed Activities. It is recommended that you complete the Introductory Tuning In Lessons in this unit before sharing the Themed Activities with children.

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EYLF Learning Outcomes:

Learning Outcome 1: Children have a strong sense of identity

1.4 Children learn to interact in relation to others with care, empathy and respect

Learning Outcome 2: Children are connected with and contribute to their world

2.2 Children respond to diversity with respect

Learning Outcome 4: Children are confident and involved learners

4.1 Children develop a growth mindset and learning dispositions such as curiosity, cooperation, confidence, creativity, commitment, enthusiasm, persistence, imagination and reflexivity

4.4 Children resource their own learning through connecting with people, place, technologies and natural and processed materials

Resources required

  • access to a device to share a video
  • Animal Flashcards.

Additional info

This is an original Cool+ activity.

This activity is designed to give you an understanding of how to embed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives into activities at your centre and to help you build your confidence in exploring this topic with children and families.

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