Ceremonial Symbols Activity Set
This set shows 6 symbols used in an indigenous ceremonies. Designed by an Aboriginal artist called Gerald McGregor. There is 6 pairs of symbols embroidered on 12 soft cotton mini cushions. Wonderful embroidery features . Research about the symbols and their meanings and how they are used in an aboriginal ceremony . Identify each symbol and find the pair,Meeting Place, Man sitting, Woman sitting, Clap sticks, Didgridoo and Boomerangs. Play memory game ( turn them all over face down and find the matching one ). Have discussions on our indigenous people and learn about their culture. Use the symbols for children to come up with a story using the symbol cushions and put it on display with the symbol. Lots of activities to do with this set. It comes with a draw string bag that is also embroidered with boomerangs design for storage. The bag size is 25cm x 19 cm and each cushion is 8cm x 8cm. This item is hand made with approval from Geralald McGregor in a Fair Trade organisation in India called Artisans Effort. For more information on the artisans please go to menu and look in Information on Fair Trade organisations and Artisans.
Gerald McGregor was born in 1973 and is Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander nationality. He is GUNNDALEEDIE tribe. He is a very inspiring artist.