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Celebrating our Australian animals is always a great lead into celebrating other things Aussie.

Ellie V Pullin had a visit from Wild Action a little while back and we noticed that it was reflected in other parts of their play.

Animals in the sand …

a matching game …

with an Aboriginal theme.

Jigsaw puzzles…

photos on display …

and drawings.

Wild Action is a wonderful incursion which always gives the children a wonderful basis to extend their thinking, learning and creativity.

This post has been added to the “World Animal Day 2011 – Bloghop” over at Angelique Felix.com. Please be sure to pop on over and see other “Children & Animals at Play”.

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6 Responses to “all things aussie”


  1. beautiful to read and see how the children are involved in learning about animals and their culture. I believe strongly that children and animals make great playmates. That’s why I will do a playful initiative with the World Animal Day organisation for the world animal day 4th of oct.
    More info:
    http://www.angeliquefelix.com/blog/world-animal-day-2011-bloghop

    ::: We weren’t aware of World Animal Day Angelique … Thanks for sharing that! :) :)

  2. avatar Greg says:

    It’s wonderful when everything just flow on from each other like that. Makes our job much easier, but don’t tell anyone……sssshhhhhhh!

    ::: Your secret is safe with us Greg! :) :)

  3. avatar Andrea says:

    Wild Action is fantastic and we have had them many times. It is however sadly becoming very expensive for non-profit kinders to be able to afford them.

    ::: Like you Andrea we had Wild Action visit our children for MANY years … We haven’t looked into the price this year but we guess it must be very expensive to be feeding all those amazing creatures. :) :)

  4. avatar marion says:

    Where did you get the matching card game, i love the australian theme

    ::: We’re not exactly sure where this game came from Marion but could try this link for similar (if not the same) games … http://www.teaching.com.au/catalogue?TREE_CODE=MTA2011&ACTION_LOAD=ABORIGINAL-RESOURCES


  5. Hi, I am back again on this lovely post. Would love to see this great artful and typical project on the World Animal Day bloghop ‘Children&animals at play’. Please check the bloghop out, it’s such a wonderful occassion of letting children & animals realte to eachother >http://www.angeliquefelix.com/blog/world-animal-day-2011-bloghop.
    Lovely greetings, Angelique

    ::: Thanks Angelique … We have added our link! :) :)


  6. Thank you! I’ll share it immediately :)

    :) :)

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