Information to support our boorais and bubups
Yarn Strong Sista
Yarn Strong Sista specialise and offer a range of services including visits to Early Childhood environments to facilitate storytelling and arts workshops with children, hosting Professional Development training for Educators, facilitating arts experiences and face-painting at festivals and events, and providing First Nations designed resources and educational tools on our website.
SNAICC - Early Childhood
SNAICC is the national non-governmental peak body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. We work for the fulfilment of the rights of our children, in particular to ensure their safety, development and well-being. Our goal is strong, healthy, self-determining Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, connected to family and culture.
- For more information visit: SNAICC - Early Childhood
VAEAI - Early Years
VAEAI provides independent Koorie community advice to local, state and national government departments and agencies. VAEAI supports and advices services that provide early childhood education for Koorie children.
- For more information visit: VAEAI Early Years
Kindergarten for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children (Vic State Government)
Kindergarten is important for children; an early education helps set children up for a bright future. In kindergarten they learn skills that they will take with them throughout their life. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children have a right ot have their cultural identity respected and incorporated into the activities at kindergarten.
- For more information: Kindergarten for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children (Dept. of Education)
Downloadable Colouring Books
Download, print & colour!
Wildlife and Nature Colouring In Activity Book
Download, print and colour in this selection of images from the natural world around us.Download
Colouring Book - Plants & Animals with Yorta Yorta language
Elizabeth Morgan House have released a series of downloadable/printable images of plants and animals. Every image is presented with its name in the Yorta Yorta language.Download
Colouring Book - Nathan Patterson Aboriginal Art
Nathan Patterson is a proud Wagiman Man living in on the south coast of Victoria. These images were sourced from the ABC Indigenous Facebook page.Download
Colouring Book - Deadly Dan
Deadly Dan, the Smoke-Free man is a superhero charged with bringing awareness to the dangers of smoking and promoting healthy behaviours. (Large file 8mb)Download
Colouring & Activity Book - VAEAI
A collection of colouring images and dot-to-dot worksheets. Sourced from VAEAI: www.vaeai.org.au/aboriginal-education-activities/Download
Healthy, Deadly Lunch Boxes! - Colouring Activity
Get creative with these healthy eating colouring sheets. (Artwork by Shakara Montalto - Gunditjmara)Download