Boomerangs have been historically used for hunting , as well as a sport, and entertainment. They are commonly thought of as an Australian icon.
Decorate Wooden Boomerangs and include teachers notes and history to make this project as detailed as you like…
In this project, students decorate their own Boomerang which can be used a support activity for learning about Australian History, Aboriginal hunting methods and the celebration of NAIDOC Week.
Duration: 1-3 hours
Cost per child: Approximately $1.50 to $2.00 (includes materials)
Materials: Wooden Boomerangs, markers,( permanent or textas) acrylic paint, permanent pen,cotton filters, cotton buds
Method: Children decorate the wooden boomerangs with markers or paint: the decoration can be based on a traditional theme (use dot painting and earth tones) or allow children to draw & colour what they like.