NAIDOC Week & Reconciliation

Celebrate indigenous culture with our NAIDOC Week craft ideas.

Indigenous Inspired Story Stones

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Looking for a great NAIDOC Week activity? Create your very own Dreamtime story using these beautiful story stones!

Research Aboriginal symbols, draw them on the stones and see if you can remember what they each represent as you build your Dreamtime stories.

This activity highlights the significance of Indigenous and Aboriginal symbols while teaching creative thinking.

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  • If you are completing this activity in a group, you could take turns in choosing a stone and creating part of the story!
  • Step 1Research Aboriginal symbols that are used in storytelling and artworks. Some of these symbols may include Animals and their tracks, Tools (e.g. Spears, Boomerangs, Coolamons), Natural elements (e.g. waterholes and sandhills) or People.
  • Step 2Using your markers, draw a symbol onto each stone. Try using a range of colours!
  • Step 3Using one stone at a time, create a Dreamtime story. This could be a solo activity or a story for the whole class!

Materials used in this activity

Polished Pebbles - Assorted - 1kg Pack
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Product Code: 14042
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CleverPatch Ceramic & Terracotta Markers - Pack of 8 Colours
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