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Week 15 - Activity Guide

“Education isn’t just about feeding the brain.  Art and music feed the heart and soul” - Julie Garwood 

Bu & Perridak Under 2s

Musical shakers; Using empty bottles or jars, add a variety of natural loose part materials, secure the lids and enjoy the shaking and making – for a fun natural shaker find large bean pods to shake and decorate...


Go-Yin 2 to 3 years

Drum beating;  Using large tins cover with a balloon or plastic material (elastic bands or strong to secure) and grabbing a natural beater (stick) start to hold the beat of the song.


Ngurr-Ngurr 3 to 6 years

Didgeridoo and clapping stick creations

For the boy; Using a large tube decorate with aboriginal symbols to spin a yarn, practice your breathing to blow to make a variety of different tunes.

For the girls; collect a pair of large sticks found from the garden or local bush walk.  Decorate them with aboriginal symbols to spin a yarn of the sticks journey, and enjoy clapping them to the beat of the song.


Mon-Garrk Primary school

Pan flute playing; Using paper straws, bamboo or hollowed small tubes, challenge you children to create a pan flute by changing the size of each tube, tying them together and making some tunes


Djila-Tjarri Exercise time

Jump into July; using a skipping rope challenge each other to jump straight into July, working towards the most continuous jumps each person can do in a row- challenge yourself to break your personal best each day.


Family-Friendly Recipe Idea:

Cowboy pie - Makes 6

Ingredients 

  • Pack of sausages 
  • 2 x 400g tin baked beans
  • 2 tsp BBQ seasoning
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 6 large potatoes 
  • Grated cheese 

Method 

  • Peel, chop and place potatoes in water in a saucepan and place to boil until soft 
  • Place the sausages in a roasting pan and placd in a preheated oven – 180 degrees for 20 mins
  • Drain the potatoes and mash – used butter and milk to make creamy, season to taste
  • Place the beans and seasoning in a saucepan and warm through, stirring regularly 
  • Cutting the sausages into bite size pieces place in a deep baking tray
  • Cover with the beans
  • Cover the tray with the mash 
  • Add grated cheese
  • Bake until golden and crispy on the top 

Optional extra; Add pineapple if you like a sweet touch. Adults add a sprinkle of chilli over your creation for a spicy treat.

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