Preschool

 

Yaama
Students will learn the basics and refine their fine motor skills with a cultural twist. Learning culture, language, song and dance from a young age will enhance either the foundations as a Gomeroi/Gamilaraay person and for non First Nations students also increase the understanding of cultural knowledge to build stronger relationships with country, and their peers.

STEP 1
Fine motor skills - Trace the lines from left to right using a pencil or texter to improve your writing. Use three different colour pencils or texters. these movements are based on our traditional dance movements for Birray (boys) and Miyay (girls).

- Guwayambarra (red)
- Buluuy (black)
- Didjirrgidjirr (yellow)

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STEP 2
Find Pronunciation chart below to practise saying our ancient and sacred words:

PRONUNCIATION CHART

STEP 3
Move onto next activity, Scavenger hunt. Be creative and look in your classroom, outside, or in the home. Check out the powerpoint below for your scavenger hunt instructions:

SCAVENGER HUNT POWERPOINT

STEP 4
Now have some fun with Buddy learning how to count from 1 to 10 in Gamilaraay language. Don't be shy dance and sing as loud as you like.

GAMILARAAY COUNT FROM 1-10

Gaba Nginda Thankyou, your are all done.

Buddy Winangali & Crew