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Artists in our Community | Deadly Arts

Be inspired by the multidisciplinary artist Tyrown Waigana as he discusses his art, his influences and shares his insights into a recent school mural project he worked on at Medina Primary School in Perth, based on the Noongar six seasons. The Song Room Teaching Artist, Rickeeta Walley, shares valuable information about Noongar culture and provides … Read more

Yarning on Wiilmen Boodjar and Traditional Doll Making | Deadly Arts

Discover the significance of Deadly Arts yarning, yarning circles and storytelling from two Noongar artists, Marcelle Riley and Yolande Yarran-Ward. Listen and watch as they explain the process of eco-dyeing used to create unique fabrics that reflect the boodja (country) where they are made and find out how traditional dollmaking is used to share stories … Read more

Welcome to Whadjuk | Deadly Arts

Kaya and Wanjoo! (Hello and Welcome!) In the Deadly Arts Welcome to Whadjuk Country, hear Olman Walley – a traditional custodian of the land – sing a traditional Noongar song and be introduced to some of the exciting Deadly Arts programs which you can explore further in our Deadly Arts collection on ARTS:LIVE. Develop with … Read more

Deadly Arts collection

Bring First Nations culture and learning into the classroom with the Deadly Arts collection. This series will help teachers and students to develop cultural knowledge and respect for Country through the arts. Led by First Nations Teaching Artists from The Song Room, students’ knowledge of the key curriculum concepts of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander … Read more

Remote Learning Pack: Years 3 – 4

The Song Room has created a Remote Learning Pack for Years Three to Four to support teachers as they deliver remotely during the COVID-19 disruption. Our Remote Learning Pack 3-4 features activities across the music, visual art, dance and drama artforms, with the activities linking to literacy, numeracy, play-cased learning and physical activity as identified … Read more

Remote Learning Pack: Years 5 – 6

The Song Room has created a Remote Learning Pack for Years Five to Six to help teachers make lockdown learning fun while delivering class content remotely. Our Remote Learning Pack 5 – 6 includes activities across the music, visual art, dance and drama artforms, with the activities linking to literacy, numeracy, play-cased learning and physical … Read more

Remote Learning Pack: Years F – 2

The Song Room has created a Remote Learning Pack for Years Foundation to Two to support teachers and educators as they deliver remotely during the COVID-19 disruption. Our Remote Learning Pack F – 2 includes activities across the music, visual art, dance and drama artforms, with the activities linking to literacy, numeracy, play-cased learning and … Read more

Cheeky Animals for Early Years

Bring literature to life with the ‘Go Home Cheeky Animals’ animated video.  This resource introduces children to the remote Northern Territory locale of Canteen Creek and the cheeky animals that live there. The resource includes activities to help children immerse themselves fully in the story. Children work together to bring the narrative to life using … Read more

Cheeky Dogs for Early Years

Immerse children in literature and help foster a love of learning through this creative animation that is designed to engage children cognitively and emotionally. Children will have the opportunity to see, feel and play as the award-winning book, ‘Too Many Cheeky Dogs’ is brought to life in this resource. Set in the remote Northern Territory … Read more

Musical Games for Early Years

These musical games open up the world of music to 3 to 5 year old children. This resource includes six original music games, with age-appropriate techniques that encourage young children to play instruments, use notation, improvise and respond to music or compose in small and large groups. Games are based on simple narratives and fun … Read more