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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

Cloud Child

The Song Room is proud to present DNA Puppetry’s Cloud Child craft puppet show, offering educators a unique way to engage children in imaginative thinking through puppetry. Experience the Cloud Child drama and visual arts course with your children and learn how to make Cloud Child dolls, rainbow swirls and more! Cloud Child is a … Read more

Sound Bites

Discover the music making secrets of some of Australia’s most loved musicians. Students are taken behind the scenes in Sound Bites, a collection of music resources made in partnership with Arts Centre Melbourne and the Australian Music Vault. This collection of video and online resources gives students a chance to learn about music-making and songwriting … Read more

Puppetry course on ARTS:LIVE


Take your students on a prehistoric adventure with Designosaurs. Made in partnership with Erth and the Sydney Opera House, this inspiring, new puppetry resource brings sustainability and animal conversation to life. Your students will love exploring and experimenting with design and performance. Step by step, Erth guide students through the process of researching, designing and constructing … Read more


Hive Mind

Watch as interdisciplinary artist Amelia Kalifa weaves together a community of people through the creation of Hive Mind, an interactive art installation that comes to life through the use of innovative technology. This project is a powerful demonstration of how visual art, technology and community storytelling can be integrated to create profound results. Amelia seeks … Read more

The Tree and the Key

Use a magical story map to navigate through a series of enchanting lessons and creative activities. Each of the lessons in The Tree and the Key will help children develop phonemic awareness of the ‘ee’ sound family through Music, Drama, Visual Arts and Dance. Start with an audio track and a fun craft exercise using … Read more

Hayden Fowler discussing his work

A New World Order

For Hayden Fowler, creating artwork provides a way to express his thoughts and ideas about problems facing humanity. Discover how his work refers to the past, present and future – all at the same time! Building on the notions of disassociation and circularity in Fowler’s work, children consider technology and their relationship to the natural … Read more

Daniel Boyd

Shifting the Scale

Building on the idea of changing perspectives, a theme that runs through the work of renowned contemporary artist, Daniel Boyd. Children will investigate the significance of being critically aware of their involvement in the creation and recording of history. They’ll investigate how our understanding of the past impacts our actions in the future.

Esme Timbery

Family Tides

Esme Timbery is an elder of the La Perouse Aboriginal community. Her works are held in the collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia. La Perouse is the only suburb in Sydney where Aboriginal people have kept their territory from settlement, and its history is a storyof the survival of Indigenous culture. Find out … Read more

Sustain Your Art with Ash Keating

Sustain Your Art

By challenging viewers to rethink their wastefulness, contemporary visual artist Ash Keating explores the growing environmental problems facing our society – including issues of over-consumption and waste. Be inspired as Ash creates artworks out of landfill materials (2020?), costumes out of old clothing labels (Label Land) and collaborative performance installations with ‘krumping’ street dancers (Activate … Read more