NAIDOC Week

Celebrate indigenous culture with our NAIDOC Week craft ideas.

Indigenous Inspired X-Ray Fish (Magura)

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  • Step 1Research and discuss Aboriginal x-ray art to come up with ideas and learn about the meanings behind the existing paintings.
  • Step 2Protect your work area with a splash mat. Prepare your materials and make sure you have a pencil, marker, scissors and brush on hand.
  • Step 3Copy the fish template provided, onto brown craft paper and cut out.
  • Step 4Sketch out your x-ray design using a pencil.
  • Step 5Paint your fish using earthy tones. Allow to dry.
  • Step 6Use a black marker to trace over the lines and add extra detail to your fish.
  • Remember the templates provided can be enlarged or reduced on a photocopier according to your requirements. You could make a large A3 poster for group decorating. You could even photocopy onto a plastic sheet and project (with overhead projector) the image onto display paper fixed to a wall for kids to trace and do a large scale mural or collage!

Materials used in this activity

Micador 2B Pencils - Pack of 20
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Student Scissors - Pack of 20
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Brown Kraft Paper - 250 x 380mm - Pack of 500
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CleverPatch Junior Artist Paint - 500ml - Set of 11 colours
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Product Code: 16531
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